usage: interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
2. process, treat, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
usage: subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
3. treat, care for
usage: provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"