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Definition of Treat

Treat

  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.
  5. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. To negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; -- often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France.
  10. To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.
  11. A parley; a conference.
  12. An entertainment given as an expression of regard.
  13. That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat.

Treat Quotations

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
Will Smith

Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
Dennis Prager

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
Og Mandino

Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated. - Lou Holtz
Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.
Lou Holtz

I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return the treatment.
Malcolm X
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Treat Translations

treat in Afrikaans is onthaal, behandel
treat in Dutch is behandelen, cureren
treat in Finnish is neuvotella, parantaa
treat in German is behandeln
treat in Italian is coltivare
treat in Portuguese is deleite
treat in Spanish is obsequio, curar, acostumbrar, tratar
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