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


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

      adj 1: subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or
             agent; "the sludge of treated sewage can be used as
             fertilizer"; "treated timbers resist rot"; "treated
             fabrics resist wrinkling" [ant: untreated]
      2: (of a specimen for study under a microscope) treated with a
         reagent or dye that colors only certain structures
      3: given medical care or treatment; "a treated cold is usually
         gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks"
         [ant: untreated]
      4: made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat
         treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"
         [syn: tempered, hardened, toughened] [ant: untempered]