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Treating Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Treat \Treat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Treated; p. pr. & vb. n. Treating.] [OE. treten, OF. traitier, F. traiter, from L. tractare to draw violently, to handle, manage, treat, v. intens. from trahere, tractum, to draw. See Trace, v. t., and cf. Entreat, Retreat, Trait.]
  1. To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly.
  2. To discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.
  3. To entertain with food or drink, especially the latter, as a compliment, or as an expression of friendship or regard; as, to treat the whole company.
  4. To negotiate; to settle; to make terms for. [Obs.] To treat the peace, a hundred senators Shall be commissioned. --Dryden.
  5. (Med.) To care for medicinally or surgically; to manage in the use of remedies or appliances; as, to treat a disease, a wound, or a patient.
  6. To subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid. --Ure.
  7. To entreat; to beseech. [Obs.] --Ld. Berners.

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  • Treating: Treating, in law, is the act of serving food, drink, and other refreshments as a ... In various countries, treating is considered a form of ...
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* Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage. - H Hahn Blavatsky

* There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal. While the first is the condition of a free society, the second means as DeTocqueville describes it, a new form of servitude. - Friedrich August von Hayek

* I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses. - Katherine Mansfield


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