Treatise Definition

trētĭs
treatises
noun
A formal, systematic article or book on some subject, esp. one in which the conclusions are based on a detailed consideration of factual evidence or governing principles.
Webster's New World
A narrative; tale.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Treatise

Noun

Singular:
treatise
Plural:
treatises

Origin of Treatise

  • Middle English treatis from Anglo-Norman tretiz alteration of treteiz from Vulgar Latin tractātīcius from Latin tractātus past participle of tractāre to drag about, deal with treat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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