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treat

noun

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  1. 1 a source of great satisfaction spending a long weekend at a ski resort is a real treat Synonyms of treat delectation, feast, gas [slang], joy, kick, manna, pleasure, delightWords Related to treat amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, recreation; comfort, relief, solace; gratification, indulgence; ambrosia

  2. 2 something that is pleasing to eat because it is rare or a luxury for us sushi is a real treat since no restaurant around here makes it Synonyms of treat bit, cate [archaic], dainty, delectable, goody (or goodie), kickshaw, tidbit (also titbit), delicacy, viandWords Related to treat morsel; candy, dessert, junket, sweet, sweetmeat


treat

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of treat

  1. 1 to behave toward in a stated way she tries to treat all of her students fairly and equally, regardless of her personal feelings toward them Synonyms of treat act (toward), be (to), deal (with), handle, serve, use Words Related to treat consider, esteem, rate, reckon, regard, view; engage (with), react (to), respond (to) Phrases do by

  2. 2 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently school officials treated the vandalism of the students' artwork as a very serious matter Synonyms of treat address, contend (with), cope (with), field, grapple (with), hack, manage, maneuver, manipulate, negotiate, play, swing, take, handleWords Related to treat engineer, finesse, jockey; bring off, carry off, carry out, get off, pull; command, direct, guide, steer; control, micromanage, regulate, run; react (to), respond (to)Near Antonyms of treat botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp

  3. 3 to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem I will treat with my lawyer and let you know what we decide Synonyms of treat advise, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, powwow, conferWords Related to treat argue, bandy, bat (around), chew over, debate, deliberate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), kick around, moot, palaver, talk, talk over, ventilate; rehash; coach, guide, tutor; recommend, suggest; direct, refer (to)

  4. 4 to give medical treatment to a nurse treating a patient Synonyms of treat doctorWords Related to treat cure, heal, mend, rehabilitate, remedy; attend, care (for), dose, drug, hospitalize, minister (to), nurse


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