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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 treat /ˈtrit/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 treat /ˈtrɪt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Treat v. i.
 1. To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to make discussion; -- usually with of; as, Cicero treats of old age and of duties.
    And, shortly of this story for to treat.   --Chaucer.
    Now of love they treat.   --Milton.
 2. To negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; -- often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France.
    Inform us, will the emperor treat!   --Swift.
 3. To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Treat, n.
 1. A parley; a conference. [Obs.]
    Bid him battle without further treat.   --Spenser.
 2. An entertainment given as an expression of regard.
 3. That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Treat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Treated; p. pr. & vb. n. Treating.]
 1. To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly.
 2. To discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.
 3. To entertain with food or drink, especially the latter, as a compliment, or as an expression of friendship or regard; as, to treat the whole company.
 4. To negotiate; to settle; to make terms for. [Obs.]
 To treat the peace, a hundred senators
 Shall be commissioned.   --Dryden.
 5. Med. To care for medicinally or surgically; to manage in the use of remedies or appliances; as, to treat a disease, a wound, or a patient.
 6. To subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid.
 7. To entreat; to beseech. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something considered choice to eat [syn: dainty, delicacy,
            goody, kickshaw]
      2: an occurrence that cause 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: 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]
      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: care for]
      4: deal with 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, 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"