1. [ noun ] (medicine) care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury
Related terms: care remedy massage medical_care naprapathy acupuncture orthodontic_treatment osteopathy detoxification modality acupressure hydropathy autogenic_therapy rest-cure fomentation orthoptics osteoclasis naturopathy chiropractic relaxant remedy treat
2. [ noun ] the management of someone or something
Synonyms: handling

"the handling of prisoners" or "the treatment of water sewage" "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"

Related terms: management dealing short_shrift bioremediation manage
3. [ noun ] a manner of dealing with something artistically

"his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"

Related terms: artistic_style
4. [ noun ] an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
Synonyms: discussion discourse

"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic" "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

Related terms: communication detail consideration talk expansion dilation discourse
Similar spelling:   Trautwein