treatment etymology

English word treatment comes from English treat, English pyramid

Detailed word origin of treatment

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treat English (eng) (obsolete) A parley or discussion of terms; a negotiation.. (obsolete) An entreaty.. An entertainment, outing, or other indulgence provided by someone for the enjoyment of others.. An unexpected gift, event etc., which provides great pleasure. (intransitive) To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to conduct a discussion. [from 14th c.]. (intransitive) To negotiate, discuss [...]
pyramid English (eng) (intransitive) To employ, or take part in, a pyramid scheme.. (transitive, genetics) To combine (a series of genes) into a single genotype.. To build up or be arranged in the form of a pyramid (UK, dated) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot.. (card games) The triangular layout of cards in the game of Pyramid.. (card games, uncountable) . (a [...]
treatment English (eng) (countable) A treatise; a formal written description or characterization of a subject.. (countable, film) A brief, third-person, present-tense summary of a proposed film.. (obsolete) entertainment; treat. Medical care for an illness or injury.. The process or manner of treating someone or something.. The use of a substance or process to preserve or give particular properties to something.