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Meaning of treat

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: something considered choice to eat [syn: {dainty},
           {delicacy}, {goody}, {kickshaw}, {treat}]
      2: an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
      v 1: interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him
           with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
           [syn: {treat}, {handle}, {do by}]
      2: subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying
         for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition;
         "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can
         be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil
         spill" [syn: {process}, {treat}]
      3: provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg";
         "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be
         treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection
         with antibiotics" [syn: {treat}, {care for}]
      4: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This
         book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western
         Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"
         [syn: {cover}, {treat}, {handle}, {plow}, {deal}, {address}]
      5: provide with a gift or entertainment; "Grandmother always
         treated us to the circus"; "I like to treat myself to a day
         at a spa when I am depressed"
      6: provide with choice or abundant food or drink; "Don't worry
         about the expensive wine--I'm treating"; "She treated her
         houseguests with good food every night" [syn: {regale},
      7: engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement; "they
         had to treat with the King"
      8: regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances
         as a joke"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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