verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- treasury certificate,
- treasury note,
- treasury of merits,
- treasury stock,
- treasury tag,
- treat like dirt,
Origin of treat
Examples from the Web for treated
A couple of people were treated for minor injuries but no major incidents occurred.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was original in how it treated Nixon and his connection to the right before 1968.
Those who served abroad were treated with suspicion that they had been infected by European diplomacy.
He was treated like an immigrant, working for minimum wage, missing his family and having to move on from his musical career.
When my oldest child was a toddler, I treated illuminated screens like plutonium.Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time|Russell Saunders|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I knew in what manner patients were treated at the hospital, and removal thither was to the last degree abhorred.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
The Times, in a late number, has treated the subject of emigration in a lively manner.
It can therefore no longer call forth reverence, or be treated as an independent aim and ideal.Ethics and Modern Thought|Rudolf Eucken
Practically every field is treated as a separate farm in itself.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
I, who have kept you out of the workhouse, treated you like my own child?Yeast: A Problem|Charles Kingsley
Word Origin for treat
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."
In addition to the idiom beginning with treat
- treat like dirt
- Dutch treat
- trick or treat