HyperDic: treat

English > 10 senses of the word treat:
VERBsocialtreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
changetreat, processsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
bodytreat, care forprovide treatment for
communicationtreat, cover, handle, plow, deal, addressact on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
possessiontreatprovide with a gift or entertainment
consumptiontreat, regaleprovide with choice or abundant food or drink
communicationtreatengage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement
cognitiontreatregard or consider in a specific way
NOUNfoodtreat, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshawsomething considered choice to eat
eventtreatan occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
treat > pronunciation
Rhymesaesthete ... worksheet: 76 rhymes with iyt...
English > treat: 10 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningSomething considered choice to eat.
Synonymsdainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw
Narrowerambrosia, nectar(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods
choice morsel, tidbit, titbitA small tasty bit of food
gelatin, jellyAn edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating / coating for foods
marrow, bone marrowVery tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
savory, savouryAn aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
sweet, confectionA food rich in sugar
Broadernutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsA source of materials to nourish the body
Spanishexquisitez, golosina
Catalanexquisidesa, exquisitat
Verbstreatprovide with choice or abundant food or drink
English > treat: 10 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight.
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Verbstreatprovide with a gift or entertainment
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninginteract in a certain way.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Treat him with caution, please"
Synonymshandle, do by
Narrowerbrutalize, brutalisetreat brutally
criminalizetreat as a criminal
do well byTreat with respect and consideration
gloss over, skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp overtreat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
handle with kid gloveshandle with great care and sensitivity
ignore, disregard, snub, cutrefuse to acknowledge
mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treattreat badly
mock, bemocktreat with contempt
nursetreat carefully
pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulgetreat with excessive indulgence
ride roughshod, run roughshodtreat inconsiderately or harshly
rough-housetreat in a rough or boisterous manner
strong-armHandle roughly
upstagetreat snobbishly, put in one's place
wrongtreat unjustly
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Similar tocover, treat, handle, plow, deal, addressAct on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
treatRegard or consider in a specific way
Catalanfer-se, tractar
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
  • "treat the water so it can be drunk"
  • "treat the lawn with chemicals"
  • "treat an oil spill"
NarrowerAgenize, Ageniseage or bleach flour with Agene (nitrogen trichloride)
air-conditionControl the humidity and temperature of
ammoniatetreat with ammonia
beneficiateProcess (ores or other raw materials) , as by reduction
bituminize, bituminisetreat with bitumen
bromate, brominatetreat with bromine
camphoratetreat with camphor
carbonatetreat with carbon dioxide
carboxylatetreat (a chemical compound) with carboxyl or carboxylic acid
chlorinatetreat or combine with chlorine
chrometreat with a chromium compound
creosotetreat with creosote
currytreat by incorporating fat
digestconvert food into absorbable substances
dosetreat with an agent
fluoridate, fluoridize, fluoridisesubject to fluoridation
fumigate, fumetreat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
iodize, iodisetreat with iodine
irradiate, rayexpose to radiation
malttreat with malt or malt extract
mercerize, mercerisetreat to strengthen and improve the luster
nitratetreat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
nitrify, nitrogenize, nitrogenisetreat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
oxygenate, oxygenize, oxygenise, aerateimpregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
propagateCause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
refinetreat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition
reverberatetreat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace
runCause to perform
scaldtreat with boiling water
seedsprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain
sulphur, sulfurtreat with sulphur in order to preserve
tanktreat in a tank
vulcanize, vulcanisesubject to vulcanization
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Spanishalisar, procesar, tratar
Catalanprocessar, tractar
Nounstreatmentthe management of someone or something
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningProvide treatment for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelDid he treat his foot?
  • "The doctor treated my broken leg"
  • "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"
  • "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
Synonymcare for
Entailed bybring around, cure, healProvide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
Narroweradminister, dispenseGive or apply (medications)
analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalysesubject to psychoanalytic treatment
bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomiseDraw blood
cauterize, cauterise, burnBurn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
correcttreat a defect
cup, transfusetreat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
detox, detoxifytreat for alcohol or drug dependence
doctorGive medical treatment to
dressapply a bandage or medication to
hyperventilateproduce hyperventilation in
insufflatetreat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity
iodize, iodisetreat with iodine so as to prevent infection
irrigateSupply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid / liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
manipulatetreat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
massageGive a massage to
medicate, medicinetreat medicinally, treat with medicine
nursetry to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
operate on, operatePerform surgery on
packtreat the body or any part of it by wrapping / wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood
purgeexcrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
remedy, relieveProvide relief for
shocksubject to electrical shocks
splintsupport with a splint
vetProvide (a person) with medical care
Spanishcuidar, ocuparse, preocuparse, tratar, trata
Catalancuidar, ocupar-se de, tenir cura de, tenir cura, tractar, tracta
Nounstreatmentcare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningAct on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "The new book treats the history of China"
Synonymscover, handle, plow, deal, address
Narrowerdiscourse, talk about, discussTo consider or examine in speech or writing
theologize, theologisetreat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character
Broaderbroach, initiateBring up a topic for discussion
Similar toembrace, encompass, comprehend, coverInclude in scope
treat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishabordar, dirigir, tratar
Catalandirigir, tractar
Nounstreatmentan extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningProvide with a gift or entertainment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
  • "Grandmother always treated us to the circus"
  • "I like to treat myself to a day at a spa when I am depressed"
Broadergive, gift, presentGive as a present
Similar toregale, treatProvide with choice or abundant food or drink
Spanishconvidar, regalonear, tomarse
Nounstreatan occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 6, consumption
MeaningProvide with choice or abundant food or drink.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s somebody PP
  • "Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating"
  • "She treated her houseguests with good food every night"
Narroweralcoholizesubject to the influence of alcohol
feed, feastgratify
winetreat to wine
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Similar totreatProvide with a gift or entertainment
Spanishagasajar, regalar
Catalanatendre, complimentar
Nounstreatsomething considered choice to eat
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 7, communication
MeaningEngage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"they had to treat with the King"
Broadernegociateconfer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement
Nounstreatersomeone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
English > treat: 10 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningRegard or consider in a specific way.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"I treated his advances as a joke"
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
Similar totreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way

©2001-24 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict