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treatment

 
Noun treatment has 4 senses
  1. treatment - care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury
    --1 is a kind of
    care, attention, aid, tending
    --1 has parts: remedy, curative, cure
    --1 has particulars:
     medical care, medical aid; massage; modality; detoxification; chiropractic; fomentation; naturopathy; naprapathy; orthodontic treatment; orthoptics; osteopathy; osteoclasis; acupuncture, stylostixis; acupressure, G-Jo, shiatsu; autogenic therapy, autogenic training, autogenics; hydropathy, hydrotherapy; rest-cure; relaxant
    Derived form: verb treat3
  2. treatment, handling - 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"
    --2 is a kind of management, direction
    --2 has particulars: bioremediation; dealing; short shrift
    Derived form: verb treat2
  3. treatment - a manner of dealing with something artistically; "his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"
    --3 is a kind of
    artistic style, idiom
  4. discussion, treatment, discourse - 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"
    --4 is a kind of communication, communicating
    --4 has particulars:
     detail; dilation; consideration; talk; expansion, enlargement, elaboration
    Derived form: verb treat4
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