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treat

verb uk   /triːt/ us  

treat verb (DEAL WITH)

B2 [T usually + adv/prep] to behave towards someone or deal with something in a particular way: My parents treated us all the same when we were kids. He treated his wife very badly. It's wrong to treat animals as if they had no feelings. I treat remarks like that with the contempt that they deserve.
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treat verb (GIVE MEDICAL CARE)

B2 [T] to use drugs, exercises, etc. to cure a person of a disease or heal an injury: He is being treated for a rare skin disease. Western medicine tends to treat the symptoms and not the cause.
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treat verb (PAY FOR)

B2 [T] to buy or pay for something for another person: Put your money away - I'm going to treat you (to this). I'm going to treat myself to (= buy for myself) a new pair of sandals.

treat verb (PUT ON)

[T] to put a special substance on material such as wood, cloth, metal, etc. or put it through a special process, in order to protect it from damage or decay: The material has been treated with resin to make it waterproof.

treat

noun uk   /triːt/ us  

treat noun (SPECIAL EXPERIENCE)

C2 [C] a special and enjoyable occasion or experience: We're going to Italy for the weekend - it's my birthday treat. As a special treat, I'll take you to my favourite restaurant.

treat noun (PAY FOR)

my, your, etc. treat [S] an occasion when I, you, etc. buy or pay for something for another person: No, you paid for dinner last time - this is my treat.
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(Definition of treat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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