Synonyms of treat


1. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals

usage: something considered choice to eat

2. treat, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

usage: an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight


1. treat, handle, do by, interact

usage: interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"

2. process, treat, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch

usage: 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"

3. treat, care for

usage: 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"

4. cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address, broach, initiate

usage: 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"

5. treat, give, gift, present

usage: 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. regale, treat, provide, supply, ply, cater

usage: 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"

7. treat, negociate

usage: engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement; "they had to treat with the King"

8. treat, react, respond

usage: regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"

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Definition and meaning of treat (Dictionary)