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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 delectation, feast, gas [slang], joy, kick, manna, pleasure, delightRelated Words 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 bit, cate [archaic], dainty, delectable, goody (or goodie), kickshaw, tidbit (also titbit), delicacy, viandRelated Words 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 act (toward), be (to), deal (with), handle, serve, use Related Words 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 address, contend (with), cope (with), field, grapple (with), hack, manage, maneuver, manipulate, negotiate, play, swing, take, handleRelated Words 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 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 advise, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, powwow, conferRelated Words 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 doctorRelated Words cure, heal, mend, rehabilitate, remedy; attend, care (for), dose, drug, hospitalize, minister (to), nurse


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