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Adjective: treated  tree-tid
  1. Subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment, action or agent
    "the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer"; "treated timbers resist rot"; "treated fabrics resist wrinkling"
  2. Given medical care or treatment
    "a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks"
  3. Made hard, flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    "a sword of treated steel";
    - tempered, hardened, toughened
Verb: treat  treet
  1. Interact in a certain way
    "Treat him with caution, please";
    - handle, do by
  2. Subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat an oil spill";
    - process
  3. Provide treatment for
    "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics";
    - care for
  4. Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
    "The new book treats the history of China";
    - cover, handle, plow [N. Amer], deal, address, plough [Brit, Cdn]
  5. 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"
  6. 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";
    - regale
  7. Engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement
    "they had to treat with the King"
  8. Regard or consider in a specific way
    "I treated his advances as a joke"

See also: activated, aerated, bandaged, bound, burned, burnt, curable, doped, dosed, dressed, fumed, processed, proofed, sunbaked

Type of: affect, bear on, bear upon, broach, cater, gift, give, impact, initiate, interact, negotiate, ply, present, provide, react, reply, respond, supply, touch, touch on

Antonym: untreated

Encyclopedia: Treat, Georgia