Meaning of treatment

treat•ment

Pronunciation: (trēt'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or manner of treating.
  2. action or behavior toward a person, animal, etc.
  3. management in the application of medicines, surgery, etc.
  4. literary or artistic handling, esp. with reference to style.
  5. subjection to some agent or action.
  6. a preliminary outline of a film or teleplay laying out the key scenes, characters, and locales.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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