An example of treat is when you are nice to your brother.
An example of treat is when a doctor gives you medicine for a disease.
Treated her sister to the theater.
His trip abroad was a real treat.
An example of a treat is going out for ice cream.
Treated many patients in the emergency room.
The essay treats of courtly love.
Treated malaria with quinine.
To treat a mistake as a joke.
Cicero's writing treats mainly of old age and personal duty.
The article treated feminism as a quintessentially modern movement.
You treated me like a fool.
She was tempted to treat the whole affair as a joke.
I treated my son to some popcorn in the interval.
I've done so well this month, I'll treat you all to dinner ('Dinner is my treat.)
My husband treated me to a Paris holiday for our anniversary.
They treated me for malaria.
The substance was treated with sulphuric acid.
I treated the photo somewhat to make the colours more pronounced.
I took the kids to the zoo for a treat.
It was such a treat to see her back in action on the London stage.
Treated me fairly.
Treated the matter as a joke.
A book that treats all aspects of health care.
Treats the subject poetically.
Treated the cloth with bleach.
Treated herself to a day in the country.
Other Word Forms
Origin of treat
- Middle English tretien from Old French traitier from Latin tractāre frequentative of trahere to draw
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition