1. care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Similar word(s): intervention

Definition categories: act, aid, attention, care, tending

2. the management of someone or something

- the treatment of water sewage

- the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

Similar word(s): handling

Definition categories: act, direction, management

3. a manner of dealing with something artistically

- his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture

Definition categories: attribute, idiom

4. an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

- his treatment of the race question is badly biased

Similar word(s): discourse, discussion

Definition categories: communication, communicating

Sentences with treatment as a noun:

- He still has nightmares resulting from the treatment he received from his captors.

- A treatment or cure is applied after a medical problem has already started.

- Cancer survivors who got radiation treatments as children have nearly twice the risk of developing diabetes as adults.

- The change is due largely to the increased availability of antiretroviral treatment.