Crossword clues for treat
- 46-Down's reward
- Play host to
- Dutch ___
- One of two choices on Halloween
- Rover's reward
- Halloween goody
- "My ___" (dinner host's offer)
- Ice cream or candy
- Get the tab
- Attempt to cure
- Pay for
- Pick up the tab for someone
- Buy a meal for
- See 56-Across
- Dog biscuit, e.g.
- Banana split or fudge brownie
- Alternative to "trick" on Halloween
- Halloween option
- Take out to dinner
- Reward for Fido
- October option
- Something considered choice to eat
- Buy around
- October handout
- Pick up the tab
- Pick up the tab for
- "Trick or ___"
- Take out
- Trick's alternative
- Unexpected pleasure
- Sugary snack, say
- Chocolate bonbon, e.g.
- Take care of
- October 31 option
- Milk-Bone, e.g.
- Popsicle, e.g.
- Be generous, at a bar
- "My ___"
- Bonbon, e.g.
- Chocolate, e.g.
- Milk-Bone biscuit, e.g.
- Dog-training aid
- Ice cream sundae, e.g.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Treat \Treat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Treated; p. pr. & vb. n. Treating.] [ OE. treten, OF. traitier, F. traiter, from L. tractare to draw violently, to handle, manage, treat, v. intens. from trahere, tractum, to draw. See Trace, v. t., and cf. Entreat, Retreat, Trait.]
To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly.
To discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.
To entertain with food or drink, especially the latter, as a compliment, or as an expression of friendship or regard; as, to treat the whole company.
To negotiate; to settle; to make terms for. [Obs.]
To treat the peace, a hundred senators Shall be commissioned.
(Med.) To care for medicinally or surgically; to manage in the use of remedies or appliances; as, to treat a disease, a wound, or a patient.
To subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid.
To entreat; to beseech. [Obs.]
Treat \Treat\, v. i.
To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to make discussion; -- usually with of; as, Cicero treats of old age and of duties.
And, shortly of this story for to treat.
Now of love they treat.
To negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; -- often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France.
Inform us, will the emperor treat!
To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.
Treat \Treat\, n.
A parley; a conference. [Obs.]
Bid him battle without further treat.
An entertainment given as an expression of regard.
That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, "negotiate, bargain, deal with," from Old French traitier "deal with, act toward; set forth (in speech or writing)" (12c.), from Latin tractare "manage, handle, deal with, conduct oneself toward," originally "drag about, tug, haul, pull violently," frequentative of trahere (past participle tractus) "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)).\n
\nMeaning "to entertain with food and drink without expense to the recipient by way of compliment or kindness (or bribery)" is recorded from c.1500. Sense of "deal with, handle, or develop in speech or writing" (early 14c.) led to the use in medicine "to attempt to heal or cure, to manage in the application of remedies" (1781). Related: Treated; treating.
late 14c., "action of discussing terms," from treat (v.). Sense of "a treating with food and drink, an entertainment given as a compliment or expression of regard" (1650s) was extended by 1770 to "anything that affords much pleasure."
n. 1 An entertainment, outing, or other indulgence provided by someone for the enjoyment of others. 2 An unexpected gift, event etc., which provides great pleasure. 3 (context obsolete English) A parley or discussion of terms; a negotiation. 4 (context obsolete English) An entreaty. vb. 1 (context intransitive English) To negotiate, discuss terms, bargain (''for'' or ''with''). (from 13th c.) 2 (context intransitive English) To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to conduct a discussion. (from 14th c.) 3 (context transitive English) To discourse on; to represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking. (from 14th c.) 4 (context transitive intransitive obsolete English) To entreat or beseech (someone). (14th-17th c.) 5 (context transitive English) To handle, deal with or behave towards in a specific way. (from 14th c.) 6 (context transitive English) To entertain with food or drink, especially at one's own expense; to show hospitality to; to pay for as celebration or reward. (from 16th c.) 7 (context transitive English) To care for medicinally or surgically; to apply medical care to. (from 18th c.) 8 (context transitive English) To subject to a chemical or other action; to act upon with a specific scientific result in mind. (from 19th c.) 9 (rfdef: English)
an occurrence that cause special pleasure or delight
subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill" [syn: process]
provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics" [syn: care for]
deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China" [syn: cover, handle, plow, deal, address]
provide with a gift or entertainment; "Grandmother always treated us to the circus"; "I like to treat myself to a day at a spa when I am depressed"
provide with choice or abundant food or drink; "Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating"; "She treated her houseguests with good food every night" [syn: regale]
engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement; "they had to treat with the King"
regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke"
Treat, Treats, or TREAT may refer to:
Treat is a melodic heavy metal band from Stockholm, Sweden. In the second half of the 1980s they had national as well as international successes with songs like "Get You on the Run", "World of Promises", "Party All Over" and the classic "Ready for the Taking"
They played at rock festivals like Monsters of Rock in 1988 in Germany. They were also the opening act for Queen in Sweden in 1986 and opened for W.A.S.P. during their first Swedish tour.
In 2005, they made a comeback and released the collection Weapons of choice 1984-2006 on March 19, which included the previously unreleased track "Still in Heaven" along with the two new songs "Go!" and "Burn for You". Their first reunion show was in front of 4000 people at the Sweden Rock Festival on June 10, 2006.
They were signed to the labels Mercury, Vertigo and now Universal.
The song "Roar" from the album Coup de Grace is the main theme of the Facebook app game "Monster Galaxy" and also played significantly on the GOM Star League Starcraft tournament.
Treat is a split cassette shared between by Dutch punk band The Ex and Scottish ex-pat tour mates Dog Faced Hermans. The album was recorded live while the two bands toured Europe together and was released only on cassette in 1990. That year the two bands also collaborated on the single "Lied der Steinklopfer" ("Stonestamper's Song") released under the name Ex Faced Hermans, as well as sharing live sound engineer Gert-Jan, credited as a full member of the Dog Faced Hermans who continued to tour with The Ex for more than a decade.
The following year the Dog Faced Hermans took time off and Hermans guitarist Andy Moor joined The Ex.
Usage examples of "treat".
As these several abnormal conditions and diseases will be treated of elsewhere in this volume, we omit their further consideration here.
Molly was very sympathetic to Aboriginal people and treated them kindly.
Looking back now, I suppose she knew more about how Aboriginal people were treated than I did.
Social Democrats have for the most part been treated by the authorities with repressive laws and abusive epithets.
If it was just her arm, then Abies with his military background could treat her for days if necessary.
The two filtrates are mixed and treated with a little acetic acid, and the cobalt and nickel are then precipitated as sulphides by a current of sulphuretted hydrogen.
Again, if the ore is washed with water before treating with cyanide on the large scale, then the assay should be made of the acidity of the ore after a similar washing.
In a report of a poisoning case now on trial, where we are told that arsenic enough was found in the stomach to produce death in twenty-four hours, the patient is said to have been treated by arsenic, phosphorus, bryonia, aconite, nux vomica, and muriatic acid,--by a practitioner of what school it may be imagined.
Not one of them was deceived in the young officer, but, being already acquainted with the adventure, they were all delighted to dine with the hero of the comedy, and treated the handsome officer exactly as if he had truly been a man, but I am bound to confess that the male guests offered the Frenchwoman homages more worthy of her sex.
Treating Raven like the dangerous predator he was, Adeem very carefully held the sword out to him.
In a way, the adjective following the noun is treated as an extension of the noun proper, and so the case ending is added at the end of the whole phrase.
Dublin had not been treated like Boston, and if Cork and Waterford had not been reduced to ashes like the towns of America, it was not through the enlightened policy of ministers, but from fear of the consequences of adopting stringent measures toward those refractory cities.
I could kiss neither of them, since one passed for my niece, and my sense of humanity would not allow me to treat Marcoline as my mistress in the presence of an unfortunate brother who adored her, and had never obtained the least favour from her.
For this reason one who is in the love of ruling from the love of self thinks nothing of defrauding his neighbor, committing adultery with his wife, slandering him, breathing vengeance on him even to the death, treating him cruelly, and other such deeds.
Some ignorant peasants, terrified by the balloon, ran for their guns, and the poor aeronaut was treated to a shower of bullets.