Treatment meaning

trēt'mənt
Treatment is the manner in which something or a disease is cared for or dealt with.

An example of treatment is when someone is cared for very well.

An example of treatment is when you are given antibiotics for your illness.

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Act, manner, method, etc. of treating, or dealing with, a person, thing, subject in art or literature, etc.
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The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
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Medical, surgical, or cosmetic care, esp. a systematic course of this.
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An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated.
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The agent, procedure, or regimen so used.
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The process or manner of treating someone or something.

He still has nightmares resulting from the treatment he received from his captors.

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Medical care for an illness or injury.

A treatment or cure is applied after a medical problem has already started.

Cancer survivors who got radiation treatments as children have nearly twice the risk of developing diabetes as adults.

The change is due largely to the increased availability of antiretroviral treatment.

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The use of a substance or process to preserve or give particular properties to something.
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(countable) A treatise; a formal written description or characterization of a subject.
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(countable, film) A brief, third-person, present-tense summary of a proposed film.
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Origin of treatment

  • treat +"Ž -ment. Compare French traitement.
    From Wiktionary