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—— a treat British & World English

Do something specified very well or satisfactorily

treat British & World English

Behave towards or deal with in a certain way

treat English Thesaurus

Charlotte treated him very badly

handle someone/thing with kid gloves British & World English

Deal with someone or something very carefully or tactfully

one's treat in treat British & World English

An act of treating someone to something

ill-treat British & World English

Act cruelly towards (a person or animal)

ill-treat English Thesaurus

her mother had ill-treated her when she was young

Dutch treat British & World English

An outing, meal, or other special occasion at which each participant pays for their share of the expenses

stand treat British & World English

Bear the expense of treating someone to something

trick or treat British & World English

A children’s custom of calling at houses at Halloween with the threat of pranks if they are not given a small gift (often used as a greeting by children doing this)

treat something lightly British & World English

Regard something as unimportant

treat something as in treat British & World English

Regard something as being of a specified nature with implications for one’s actions concerning it

treat someone to in treat British & World English

Provide someone with (food, drink, or entertainment) at one’s own expense

treat oneself in treat British & World English

Do or have something that gives one great pleasure

treat someone like dirt British & World English

Treat someone with a complete lack of respect

stand treat in stand British & World English

Bear the expense of treating someone to something

pretreat British & World English

Treat (something) with a chemical before use

—— a treat in treat British & World English

Do something specified very well or satisfactorily

treat someone like dirt in dirt British & World English

Treat someone with a complete lack of respect

handle someone/thing with kid gloves in kid gloves British & World English

Deal with someone or something very carefully or tactfully

treat something lightly in treat English Thesaurus

this is a serious matter and he can't treat it lightly