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treat

 (trēt)
v. treat·ed, treat·ing, treats
v.tr.
1. To act or behave in a specified manner toward: treated me fairly.
2. To regard and handle in a certain way. Often used with as: treated the matter as a joke.
3. To deal with in writing or speech; discuss: a book that treats all aspects of health care.
4. To deal with or represent artistically in a specified manner or style: treats the subject poetically.
5.
a. To provide with food, entertainment, or gifts at one's own expense: treated her sister to the theater.
b. To give (someone or oneself) something pleasurable: treated herself to a day in the country.
6. To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application: treated the cloth with bleach.
7.
a. To give medical aid to (someone): treated many patients in the emergency room.
b. To give medical aid to counteract (a disease or condition): treated malaria with quinine.
v.intr.
1. To deal with a subject or topic in writing or speech. Often used with of: The essay treats of courtly love.
2. To pay for another's entertainment, food, or drink.
3. To engage in negotiations, as to reach a settlement or agree on terms: "Both sides nonetheless are quite willing to treat with [the king]" (Gregory J. Wallance).
n.
1. Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
2. A source of a special delight or pleasure: His trip abroad was a real treat.

[Middle English tretien, from Old French traitier, from Latin tractāre, frequentative of trahere, to draw.]

treat′er n.

treat

(triːt)
n
1. a celebration, entertainment, gift, or feast given for or to someone and paid for by another
2. any delightful surprise or specially pleasant occasion
3. the act of treating
vb
4. (tr) to deal with or regard in a certain manner: she treats school as a joke.
5. (Medicine) (tr) to apply treatment to: to treat a patient for malaria.
6. (tr) to subject to a process or to the application of a substance: to treat photographic film with developer.
7. (tr; often foll by to) to provide (someone) (with) as a treat: he treated the children to a trip to the zoo.
8. formal (usually foll by: of) to deal (with), as in writing or speaking
9. (intr) formal to discuss settlement; negotiate
[C13: from Old French tretier, from Latin tractāre to manage, from trahere to drag]
ˈtreatable adj
ˈtreater n

treat

(trit)

v.t.
1. to act or behave toward in some specified way: to treat someone with respect.
2. to consider or regard in a specified way: to treat a matter as unimportant.
3. to deal with in a specified way; handle.
4. to deal with (a disease, patient, etc.) in order to relieve or cure.
5. to subject to some agent or action in order to bring about a particular result: to treat a substance with an acid.
6. to provide with food, entertainment, gifts, etc., at one's own expense.
7. to provide with as a source of pleasure or enjoyment.
8. to deal with in speech or writing; discuss.
9. to deal with or represent artistically, esp. in some specified manner or style: to treat a theme realistically.
v.i.
10. to deal with a subject in speech or writing; discourse (usu. fol. by of).
11. to give, or bear the expense of, a treat.
12. to carry on negotiations with a view to a settlement; negotiate.
n.
13. entertainment, food, drink, etc., given by way of compliment or as an expression of friendly regard.
14. anything that affords particular pleasure or enjoyment.
15. the act of treating.
16. one's turn to treat.
[1250–1300; Middle English treten (v.) < Old French tretier,traitier < Latin tractāre to drag, handle, frequentative of trahere to drag. compare tractable]
treat′er, n.

treat


Past participle: treated
Gerund: treating

Imperative
treat
treat
Present
I treat
you treat
he/she/it treats
we treat
you treat
they treat
Preterite
I treated
you treated
he/she/it treated
we treated
you treated
they treated
Present Continuous
I am treating
you are treating
he/she/it is treating
we are treating
you are treating
they are treating
Present Perfect
I have treated
you have treated
he/she/it has treated
we have treated
you have treated
they have treated
Past Continuous
I was treating
you were treating
he/she/it was treating
we were treating
you were treating
they were treating
Past Perfect
I had treated
you had treated
he/she/it had treated
we had treated
you had treated
they had treated
Future
I will treat
you will treat
he/she/it will treat
we will treat
you will treat
they will treat
Future Perfect
I will have treated
you will have treated
he/she/it will have treated
we will have treated
you will have treated
they will have treated
Future Continuous
I will be treating
you will be treating
he/she/it will be treating
we will be treating
you will be treating
they will be treating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been treating
you have been treating
he/she/it has been treating
we have been treating
you have been treating
they have been treating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been treating
you will have been treating
he/she/it will have been treating
we will have been treating
you will have been treating
they will have been treating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been treating
you had been treating
he/she/it had been treating
we had been treating
you had been treating
they had been treating
Conditional
I would treat
you would treat
he/she/it would treat
we would treat
you would treat
they would treat
Past Conditional
I would have treated
you would have treated
he/she/it would have treated
we would have treated
you would have treated
they would have treated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.treat - something considered choice to eattreat - something considered choice to eat  
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
choice morsel, tidbit, titbit - a small tasty bit of food
savoury, savory - an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
confection, sweet - a food rich in sugar
nectar, ambrosia - (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal
jelly, gelatin - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
bone marrow, marrow - very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
2.treat - an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delighttreat - an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
Verb1.treat - interact in a certain waytreat - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
treat - regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
bemock, mock - treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
deal, plow, handle, treat, cover, address - 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"
disregard, ignore, snub, cut - refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
wrong - treat unjustly; do wrong to
handle with kid gloves - handle with great care and sensitivity; "You have to handle the students with kid gloves"
criminalize - treat as a criminal
nurse - treat carefully; "He nursed his injured back by lying in bed several hours every afternoon"; "He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"
strong-arm - handle roughly; "He was strong-armed by the policemen"
ride roughshod, run roughshod - treat inconsiderately or harshly
upstage - treat snobbishly, put in one's place
rough-house - treat in a rough or boisterous manner
brutalise, brutalize - treat brutally
do well by - treat with respect and consideration; "children should do well by their parents"
gloss over, skate over, skimp over, slur over, smooth over - treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, mistreat, step - treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
baby, cocker, coddle, cosset, featherbed, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil, indulge - treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
2.treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a conditiontreat - 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"
propagate - cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
affect, bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
iodise, iodize - treat with iodine; "iodize salt"
nitrate - treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate; "nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol"
tank - treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse"
oxygenate, oxygenise, oxygenize, aerate - impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood"
mercerise, mercerize - treat to strengthen and improve the luster; "mercerize cotton"
malt - treat with malt or malt extract; "malt beer"
fluoridate, fluoridise, fluoridize - subject to fluoridation; treat with fluoride; "fluoridized water"; "fluoridize the teeth of children"
creosote - treat with creosote; "creosoted wood"
chlorinate - treat or combine with chlorine; "chlorinated water"
carbonate - treat with carbon dioxide; "Carbonated soft drinks"
camphorate - treat with camphor
bromate, brominate - treat with bromine
ammoniate - treat with ammonia
irradiate, ray - expose to radiation; "irradiate food"
scald - treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
refine - treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition; "refine paper stock"; "refine pig iron"; "refine oil"
nitrogenise, nitrogenize, nitrify - treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
reverberate - treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace; "reverberate ore"
curry - treat by incorporating fat; "curry tanned leather"
seed - sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds"
dose - treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; "The ray dosed the paint"
sulfur, sulphur - treat with sulphur in order to preserve; "These dried fruits are sulphured"
vulcanise, vulcanize - subject to vulcanization; "vulcanized rubber"
chrome - treat with a chromium compound
bituminise, bituminize - treat with bitumen
Agenise, Agenize - age or bleach flour with Agene (nitrogen trichloride)
run - cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
carboxylate - treat (a chemical compound) with carboxyl or carboxylic acid
beneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction
digest - convert food into absorbable substances; "I cannot digest milk products"
fumigate, fume - treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
air-condition - control the humidity and temperature of; "The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned"
3.treat - provide treatment fortreat - 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"
hyperventilate - produce hyperventilation in; "The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient"
massage - give a massage to; "She massaged his sore back"
purge - excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body); "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
correct - treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
insufflate - treat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity
detox, detoxify - treat for alcohol or drug dependence; "He was detoxified in the clinic"
irrigate - supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting; "irrigate the wound"
iodise, iodize - treat with iodine so as to prevent infection; "iodize a wound"
doctor - give medical treatment to
vet - provide (a person) with medical care
nurse - try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury; "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
manipulate - treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
dispense, administer - give or apply (medications)
remedy, relieve - provide relief for; "remedy his illness"
dress - apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds"
splint - support with a splint; "splint a broken finger"
operate on, operate - perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
medicine, medicate - treat medicinally, treat with medicine
leech, phlebotomise, phlebotomize, bleed - draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"
cup, transfuse - treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
shock - subject to electrical shocks
pack - treat the body or any part of it by 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; "The nurse packed gauze in the wound"; "You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"
cauterise, cauterize, burn - burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
psychoanalyse, psychoanalyze, analyse, analyze - subject to psychoanalytic treatment; "I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"
4.treat - 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"
broach, initiate - bring up a topic for discussion
theologise, theologize - treat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character
discourse, discuss, talk about - to consider or examine in speech or writing; "The author talks about the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover - include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
5.treat - provide with a gift or entertainmenttreat - 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"
regale, treat - 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"
gift, present, give - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
6.treat - provide with choice or abundant food or drinktreat - 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"
wine - treat to wine; "Our relatives in Italy wined and dined us for a week"
alcoholize - subject to the influence of alcohol; "After we finished dinner, we were thoroughly alcoholized"
feast, feed - gratify; "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"
cater, ply, provide, supply - give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
treat - 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"
7.treat - engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreementtreat - engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement; "they had to treat with the King"
negociate - confer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement; "The parties negociated all night"
8.treat - regard or consider in a specific waytreat - regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
react, respond - show a response or a reaction to something
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"

treat

verb
1. behave towards, deal with, handle, act towards, use, consider, serve, manage, regard, look upon He treated most women with indifference.
2. take care of, minister to, attend to, give medical treatment to, doctor (informal), nurse, care for, medicate, prescribe medicine for, apply treatment to An experienced nurse treats all minor injuries.
3. cure, heal, remedy, make better For centuries it was used to treat indigestion.
4. prime, cover, process, prepare About 70% of the area is treated with insecticide.
5. provide, give, buy, stand (informal), pay for, entertain, feast, lay on, regale, wine and dine, take out for, foot or pay the bill She was always treating him to ice cream.
6. deal with, consider, study, cover, discuss, review, handle, go into, refer to, tackle, investigate, explore, analyse, critique, touch on a working method for treating subjects in the theater
7. negotiate, bargain, consult, have talks, confer, come to terms, parley, make a bargain, make terms They assumed we were treating with the rebels.
noun
2. present, gift, luxury, indulgence, delicacy, extravagance, goodie (informal), titbit, little something He never failed to return without a special treat for them.
3. pleasure, delight, joy, thrill, satisfaction, enjoyment, gratification, source of pleasure, fun It's a real treat to see someone doing justice to the film.
treat of something deal with, discuss, go into, be concerned with, touch upon, discourse upon part of Christian theology that treats of the afterlife

treat

verb
1. To behave in a specified way toward:
2. To be occupied or concerned with:
3. To pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another):
Informal: set up, stand.
Slang: blow.
Idiom: stand treat.
4. To give medical aid to:
Informal: doctor.
noun
Something fine and delicious, especially a food:
Informal: goody.
Translations
مُتْعَه، وَليمَه، وَجْبَهيَبْحَثُيدفَعُ ثَمَن وَجْبَةِ شَخْصٍيَدْفَعُ لِشَخْصيُعالِج
zacházetléčitpojednat opovažovatpozvat
behandledrøftegivelille gaveoverraskelse
kuraci
kohdellamukava yllätys
čašćenjepostupati s nekim
megvendégelritka élvezettárgyal
gera dagamun, bjóîa upp áhafa til meîferîarmeîhöndla, koma fram viî; líta ámeîhöndla, verkaræîa, skrifa
扱う歓待
대접취급하다
analizuotikažkas malonaus
aplūkotaprakstītapstrādātārstētcienasts
písať opríjemné prekvapenie
obravnavatipogostitipriboljšekravnatišteti za
bjudanågot extra gott
เลี้ยง ให้ของปฏิบัติต่อ
đối xửsự thết đãi

treat

[triːt]
A. N
1. (= something special) I've bought a few little treats for the childrenles he comprado unas cosillas or unas chucherías a los niños
a birthday/Christmas treatun regalo de cumpleaños/Navidad
as or for a (special) treatcomo algo (muy) especial
to give sb a treatobsequiar a algn con algo especial
you should give her a treat as a reward for her good gradesdeberías obsequiarla con algo especial en premio a sus buenas notas
I wanted to give myself a treatquería darme un gusto or permitirme un lujo
viewers are in for a treat this weekendlos televidentes se llevarán una agradable sorpresa este fin de semana
the trip to the cinema was an unexpected treatfue una agradable sorpresa que me llevara al cine
2. (= offer to pay) "I'll pay" - "no, this is my treat"-yo pago -no, invito yo
to stand sb a treatinvitar a algn
see also Dutch D
3. (= pleasure) → placer m, gusto m
it was a treat to see him happy againera un placer or daba gusto volver a verle feliz
4. a treat (as adv) (Brit)
the garden is coming on a treatel jardín va de maravilla
this wine goes down a treateste vino sienta de maravilla
take this powder for a headache, it works a treattómate estos polvos para el dolor de cabeza, hacen milagros or son mano de santo
B. VT
1. (= behave towards) [+ person, animal] → tratar; (= handle) [+ object] → manejar
we were treated with respect/contemptnos trataron con respeto/desprecio
to treat sb well/badlytratar bien/mal a algn
the chemical should be treated with cautioneste producto químico debería manejarse con cuidado
to treat sb like a childtratar a algn como a un niño
how's life treating you these days?¿cómo te va la vida últimamente?
to treat sb like dirttratar a algn a patadas, tratar a algn como a un perro
2. (= consider, view) → tratar
his statements should be treated with cautionhay que tomar sus declaraciones con cautela
to treat sth as a joketomarse algo a risa
this is not a subject that should be treated lightlyeste no es un asunto para ser tratado a la ligera
police are treating the threats seriouslyla policía está tratando las amenazas como un asunto serio
3. (= deal with) [+ subject] → tratar
the issues should be treated separatelylos asuntos se deberían tratar por separado
4. (= invite) → invitar
I'm treating youyo te invito
to treat sb to sthinvitar or convidar a algn a algo
she was always treating him to ice creamsiempre le invitaba or convidaba a un helado, siempre le estaba comprando helados
he treated us to a monologue on the virtues of abstinence (iro) → nos soltó un monólogo sobre las virtudes de la abstinencia
to treat o.s to sthdarse el gusto or permitirse el lujo de (hacer) algo
we treated ourselves to a meal outnos dimos el gusto or nos permitimos el lujo de comer fuera
he treated himself to another drinkse permitió otra copa
go on - treat yourself!¡venga, date el gusto or el lujo!
5. (Med) [+ patient] → tratar, atender; [+ illness] → tratar
which doctor is treating you?¿qué médico te atiende or trata?
the condition can be treated successfully with antibioticsla enfermedad se puede curar con antibióticos
they were treated for shockrecibieron tratamiento por shock
do not try and treat yourselfno intente automedicarse
6. (= process) [+ wood, crops, sewage] → tratar
C. VI (frm)
1. (= negotiate) to treat with sbnegociar con algn
2. (= deal with) to treat of sth [author] → tratar algo; [book, article] → versar sobre algo

treat

[ˈtriːt]
npetit plaisir m
as a treat for sb → pour faire plaisir à qn
it was a treat (for me)ça m'a vraiment fait plaisir
what a treat! → on est gâtés!
Champagne! What a treat! → Du champagne! On est gâtés!
to give sb a treat → faire plaisir à qn
to give o.s a treat → se faire plaisir
vt
(= deal with) [+ incident, remark] → traiter; [person] → traiter
We were treated with respect → Nous avons été traités avec respect.
to treat sb like sth → traiter qn comme qch
to treat sth as a joke → prendre qch à la plaisanterie
(= pay for sb) → inviter
Let me treat you → Laisse-moi t'inviter.
to treat sb to sth → payer qch à qn
He treated us to an ice cream → Il nous a payé une glace.
She offered to treat them to dinner → Elle offrit de leur payer le dîner.
to treat o.s. to sth → s'offrir qch
[+ disease, condition] → traiter
to treat sb for sth → traiter qn pour qch
(= process) [+ sewage, water, substance] → traiter
to treat sth with sth → traiter qch avec qch

treat

vt
(= behave towards) person, animalbehandeln; (= handle) booksbehandeln, umgehen mit
(= consider)betrachten (as als); you should treat your work more seriouslySie sollten Ihre Arbeit ernster nehmen
(Med) → behandeln; which doctor is treating you?bei welchem Arzt sind Sie in Behandlung?, welcher Arzt behandelt Sie?; the doctor is treating him for nervous exhaustioner ist wegen Nervenüberlastung in Behandlung
(= process)behandeln (with mit); leatherbearbeiten, behandeln (with mit); sewageklären; wastepaperverarbeiten
subjectbehandeln; (esp scientifically, philosophically) → abhandeln
(= pay for, give)einladen; to treat somebody to somethingjdn zu etw einladen, jdm etw spendieren; to drink, ice cream alsojdm etw ausgeben; I’m treating youich lade Sie ein; to treat oneself to somethingsich (dat)etw gönnen; he treated his wife to a weekend in Pariser spendierte seiner Frau ein Wochenende in Paris; he treated us to a preview of the exhibitioner machte uns (dat)eine Freude und zeigte uns die Ausstellung vorher; for once she treated us to the sight of her kneesendlich einmal gönnte sie uns den Anblick ihrer Knie; he treated us to a display of his temper (iro)er gab uns (dat)eine Kostprobe seiner Launenhaftigkeit
vi (= deal) to treat with somebody for somethingmit jdm über etw (acc)Verhandlungen führen, mit jdm um or über etw (acc)verhandeln; the general decided to treat for peaceder General entschloss sich, Friedensverhandlungen zu führen
n
(= special outing, present)besondere Freude; tomorrow we’re going on our Christmas treatmorgen machen wir unsere Weihnachtsfeier (inf); children’s treatKinderfest nt, → Kindernachmittag m; I thought I’d give myself a treatich dachte, ich gönne mir mal etwas; I’m taking them to the circus as or for a treatich mache ihnen eine Freude und lade sie in den Zirkus ein or nehme sie in den Zirkus mit; it’s my treatdas geht auf meine Kosten or Rechnung, ich lade Sie ein; I want to give them a treatich möchte ihnen eine besondere Freude machen; our uncle’s treat was to give us tickets for the operaunser Onkel hat uns (dat)Opernkarten spendiert; that was a treat!das war ein Genuss!; what a treat to have a quiet afternoondas ist ein Genuss or tut gut, mal einen ruhigen Nachmittag zu verbringen; there’s a treat in storees gibt etwas, worauf wir uns noch freuen können; this time you can carry the bags as a treat! (iro)dieses Mal darfst du ausnahmsweise die Taschen tragen; it’s a (real) treat to see you againwas für eine Freude, Sie mal wiederzusehen!
(inf) it’s coming on a treates macht sich prima (inf); it worked a treates klappte or lief wie am Schnürchen (inf)or wie eine Eins (inf)

treat

[triːt]
1. n (pleasure) → piacere m; (present) → sorpresa, sorpresina
it was a treat → mi (or ci ) ha fatto veramente piacere
as a special birthday treat they took me to the theatre → mi hanno fatto una piacevole sorpresa per il compleanno portandomi a teatro
to give sb a treat → fare una sorpresa a qn
to have a treat in store → avere una sorpresa in serbo
this is my treat → offro io
2. vt
a. (gen) (Tech) → trattare
to treat sb like a child → trattare qn come se fosse un bambino
b. (consider) → considerare
to treat sth as a joke → considerare qc uno scherzo
we treat all applications in the order in which we receive them → prendiamo in considerazione le domande nell'ordine in cui ci arrivano
c. (give, buy for sb) to treat sb to sthoffrire qc a qn
I'll treat you → offro io
he treated himself to a new jacket → si è concesso il lusso di una giacca nuova
d. (patient, illness) → curare
he was treated with antibiotics/for bronchitis → è stato sottoposto a un trattamento di antibiotici/per la bronchite

treat

(triːt) verb
1. to deal with, or behave towards (a thing or person), in a certain manner. The soldiers treated me very well; The police are treating his death as a case of murder.
2. to try to cure (a person or disease, injury etc). They treated her for a broken leg.
3. to put (something) through a process. The woodwork has been treated with a new chemical.
4. to buy (a meal, present etc) for (someone). I'll treat you to lunch; She treated herself to a new hat.
5. to write or speak about; to discuss.
noun
something that gives pleasure, eg an arranged outing, or some special food. He took them to the theatre as a treat.
ˈtreatment noun
(an) act or manner of treating. This chair seems to have received rough treatment; This patient/disease requires urgent treatment.

treat

يَدْفَعُ لِشَخْص, يُعَامِلُ dárek, zacházet behandle, lille gave behandeln, Sondervergnügen κέρασμα, μεταχειρίζομαι gusto, tratar kohdella, mukava yllätys gâterie, traiter čašćenje, postupati s nekim piacere, trattare 扱う, 歓待 대접, 취급하다 behandelen, traktatie behandle, noe spesielt potraktować, przyjemność mimo, tratar угощать, угощение bjuda, något extra gott เลี้ยง ให้ของ, ปฏิบัติต่อ birine ufak bir armağan alma, davranmak đối xử, sự thết đãi 款待

treat

vt tratar
References in classic literature ?
March said, with a particularly happy face, "I've got a treat for you after supper.
Before the autumn was over, she began to treat me more like an equal and to defer to me in other things than reading lessons.
we'll treat Sister Janet better than that, my dear," he laughed, as he prepared to kiss her good-by.
I trust, monsieur, you come authorized to treat for the surrender of the place?
Whether this answer affected their courage, or not, I cannot tell; but, contrary to our expectations, they formed a scheme to deceive us, declaring it was their orders, from Governor Hamilton, to take us captives, and not to destroy us; but if nine of us would come out, and treat with them, they would immediatly withdraw their forces from our walls, and return home peaceably.
She treated me as women of her kind only treat men like me; she ruined me, and left me.
She could not but tremble at these preparations; for she felt that -- having now done all that humanity, or principle, or, if so it were, a refined cruelty, impelled him to do for the relief of physical suffering -- he was next to treat with her as the man whom she had most deeply and irreparably injured.
That his uncle should arrive to treat with me of these things was a solution that, strictly speaking, I ought now to have desired to bring on; but I could so little face the ugliness and the pain of it that I simply procrastinated and lived from hand to mouth.
But this august dignity I treat of, is not the dignity of kings and robes, but that abounding dignity which has no robed investiture.
Such is the subtle elasticity of the organ I treat of, that whether wielded in sport, or in earnest, or in anger, whatever be the mood it be in, its flexions are invariably marked by exceeding grace.
It was a great treat to us to be turned out into the home paddock or the old orchard; the grass was so cool and soft to our feet, the air so sweet, and the freedom to do as we liked was so pleasant -- to gallop, to lie down, and roll over on our backs, or to nibble the sweet grass.
This did not always work out in practice, however, for there was pretty sure to be a friend who would treat you, and then you would have to treat him.