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treats

verb
present tense third-person singular of treat

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • school officials treated the vandalism of the students' artwork as a very serious matter

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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

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4 to give medical treatment to
  • a nurse treating a patient

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treats

noun
plural of treat

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1 a source of great satisfaction
  • spending a long weekend at a ski resort is a real treat

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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

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“Treats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/treats. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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