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1 treat /ˈtriːt/ verb
treats; treated; treating
1 treat
/ˈtriːt/
verb
treats; treated; treating
Learner's definition of TREAT
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [+ object] : to deal with or think about (something) especially in a particular way
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [+ object] : to think of and act toward (someone or something) in a specified way
: to pay for someone's food, drink, or entertainment
[no object]
[+ object]
usually + to
[+ object] : to provide (someone) with something pleasant or amusing + to
often used as (be) treated
[+ object] : to buy or get something special and enjoyable for (yourself) + to
[+ object]
: to give medical care to (a person or animal)
: to deal with (a disease, infection, etc.) in order to make someone feel better or become healthy again
[+ object] : to put a chemical or other substance on or in (something) in order to protect it, preserve it, clean it, etc. often + with often used as (be) treated
2 treat /ˈtriːt/ noun
plural treats
2 treat
/ˈtriːt/
noun
plural treats
Learner's definition of TREAT
[count]
: an occurrence in which you pay for someone's food, drink, or entertainment
see also dutch treat, trick or treat
: something pleasant or amusing that is unusual or unexpected
US : something that tastes good and that is not eaten often

a treat

British, informal
: very well
: very good
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