Textual thesaurus for "treat"

(noun) delicacy, dainty, goody, kickshaw

something considered choice to eat

(verb) care for

provide treatment for

The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics

(verb) process

subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

process cheese; process hair; treat the water so it can be drunk; treat the lawn with chemicals; treat an oil spill

(verb) cover, deal, address, plow, handle

act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

This book deals with incest; The course covered all of Western Civilization; The new book treats the history of China

(verb) regale

provide with choice or abundant food or drink

Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating; She treated her houseguests with good food every night

(verb) do by, handle

interact in a certain way

Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently