Definitions for: Treatment


[n] care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury
[n] the management of someone or something; "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
[n] a manner of dealing with something artistically; "his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"
[n] an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"



Webster (1913) Definition: Treat"ment, n. [Cf. F. traitement. See Treat.]
1. The act or manner of treating; management; manipulation;
handling; usage; as, unkind treatment; medical treatment.

2. Entertainment; treat. [Obs.]

Accept such treatment as a swain affords. --Pope.

Synonyms: discourse, discussion, handling

See Also: acupressure, acupuncture, aid, artistic style, attention, autogenic therapy, autogenic training, autogenics, bioremediation, care, chiropractic, communicating, communication, consideration, curative, cure, dealing, detail, detoxification, dilation, direction, elaboration, enlargement, expansion, fomentation, G-Jo, hydropathy, hydrotherapy, idiom, management, medical aid, medical care, modality, naprapathy, naturopathy, orthodontic treatment, orthoptics, osteoclasis, osteopathy, relaxant, remedy, rest-cure, shiatsu, short shrift, stylostixis, talk, tending

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