Irwin said that Ivins had been like an “overstretched rubber band”—the “scariest” patient he had ever treated.
It was some consolation that they were treated like children, too.
She recalls that her father was aghast when somebody asked him if he had treated King differently than he might another patient.
Now, we talk about reducing the stigma of this disease—yet we've treated a visitor living with it as a threat.
They are treated like professional-grade doctors and lawyers at the highest level.
The infinitive of a verb is treated almost exactly like a noun.
I have been treated with great and growing rudeness for some days.
But the worst of it was that he treated his own servants in the same summary fashion.
This letter is a pure impertinence, and ought to be treated as such.
And he only consented to be treated like a footman when he dressed like one.
c.1300, "negotiate, bargain, deal with," from Old French traiter (12c.), from Latin tractare "manage, handle, deal with," originally "drag about," frequentative of trahere (past participle tractus) "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)). Meaning "to entertain with food and drink by way of compliment or kindness (or bribery)" is recorded from c.1500. Sense of "deal with in speech or writing" (early 14c.) led to the use in medicine (1781), "to attempt to heal or cure." Related: Treated; treating.
late 14c., "action of discussing terms," from treat (v.). Sense of "a treating with food and drink" (1650s) was extended by 1770 to "anything that gives pleasure."
v. treat·ed, treat·ing, treats
To give medical aid to someone.
To give medical aid to counteract a disease or condition.