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1. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] interact in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • cocker
  • mistreat
  • abuse
  • mock
  • skimp over
  • indulge
  • ignore
  • interact
  • gloss over
  • step
  • address
  • slur over
  • cover
  • criminalize
  • do by
  • brutalise
  • ill-use
  • deal
  • pamper
  • handle
  • wrong
  • bemock
  • ride roughshod
  • skate over
  • ill-treat
  • brutalize
  • nurse
  • snub
  • coddle
  • spoil
  • strong-arm
  • run roughshod
  • smooth over
  • cut
  • rough-house
  • cosset
  • handle with kid gloves
  • maltreat
  • upstage
  • plow
  • baby
  • mollycoddle
  • disregard
  • featherbed

Antonyms

  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase
  • decrement

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Treat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat
  • receipt
  • puneet

Example sentences of the word treat


1. Verb, base form
Learn basic first aid and know how to treat hypothermia.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For a peppermint-flavored treat, add some finely crushed peppermint candy to the mix.

Quotes containing the word treat


1. 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

2. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

3. I love my daddy. My daddy's everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad.
- Lady Gaga

2. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • touch on
  • tank
  • camphorate
  • scald
  • touch
  • fluoridize
  • nitrate
  • dose
  • reverberate
  • digest
  • nitrify
  • malt
  • ammoniate
  • creosote
  • bear on
  • run
  • fluoridate
  • affect
  • process
  • bituminize
  • carboxylate
  • chlorinate
  • curry
  • nitrogenize
  • propagate
  • iodise
  • beneficiate
  • sulphur
  • brominate
  • fluoridise
  • carbonate
  • iodize
  • oxygenate
  • nitrogenise
  • bear upon
  • Agenize
  • sulfur
  • vulcanise
  • bromate
  • Agenise
  • chrome
  • mercerise
  • seed
  • vulcanize
  • oxygenize
  • air-condition
  • irradiate
  • oxygenise
  • fumigate
  • aerate
  • refine
  • bituminise
  • ray
  • fume

Antonyms

  • deoxidise
  • denitrify
  • discontinue
  • stand still

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

3. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] provide treatment for.

Synonyms

  • operate on
  • remedy
  • vet
  • detox
  • medicate
  • cup
  • dress
  • insufflate
  • leech
  • shock
  • doctor
  • transfuse
  • detoxify
  • correct
  • pack
  • iodise
  • burn
  • dispense
  • psychoanalyze
  • phlebotomize
  • manipulate
  • administer
  • purge
  • phlebotomise
  • nurse
  • iodize
  • operate
  • bleed
  • care for
  • hyperventilate
  • medicine
  • relieve
  • analyse
  • splint
  • cauterize
  • cauterise
  • massage
  • irrigate
  • psychoanalyse

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • expand
  • integrate
  • stay

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

4. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.

Synonyms

  • talk about
  • address
  • cover
  • discuss
  • encompass
  • theologise
  • do by
  • comprehend
  • plow
  • embrace
  • deal
  • handle
  • initiate
  • discourse
  • broach

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • idle
  • gladden
  • relax

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

5. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] provide with a gift or entertainment.

Synonyms

  • gift
  • regale
  • present

Antonyms

  • de-energise
  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

6. treat

noun. ['ˈtriːt'] something considered choice to eat.

Synonyms

  • ambrosia
  • delicacy
  • goody
  • titbit
  • alimentation
  • aliment
  • gelatin
  • marrow
  • kickshaw
  • sweet
  • jelly
  • sustenance
  • dainty
  • savory
  • tidbit
  • nectar
  • savoury
  • victuals
  • nutrition
  • choice morsel
  • confection
  • nutriment
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

7. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] provide with choice or abundant food or drink.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • ply
  • wine
  • provide
  • feast
  • regale
  • feed
  • alcoholize

Antonyms

  • stimulate
  • de-energize
  • strain
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

8. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] regard or consider in a specific way.

Synonyms

  • do by
  • react
  • handle

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

9. treat

verb. ['ˈtriːt'] engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement.

Antonyms

  • confine

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

10. treat

noun. ['ˈtriːt'] an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight.

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • happening
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • cool
  • diverge

Etymology

  • treter (Anglo-Norman)
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