(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. negotiate, bargain, deal, parley; entertain, pay for; deal with, discuss, teach; dose, attend, doctor. See remedy, pleasure, conduct.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. entertainment, surprise, amusement, free passage, feast, delectable dish, source of gratification, gift, setup*, beano*, spree*.
1. [To deal with a person or thing]
Syn. negotiate, manage, have to do with, have business with, behave toward, handle, make terms with, act toward, react toward, use, employ, have recourse to.
Ant. neglect*, ignore, have nothing to do with.
2. [To deal with a subject]
Syn. talk of, write of, speak of, discourse upon, arrange, manipulate, comment, interpret, explain, enlarge upon, criticize, discuss, review, approach, tackle*.
3. [To assist toward a cure]
Syn. attend, administer, prescribe, dose, operate, nurse, dress, minister to, apply therapy, care for, doctor*; see also heal 1 .
4. [To pay for another's entertainment]
Syn. entertain, indulge, satisfy, amuse, divert, play host to, escort, set up*, blow*, stake to*, stand to*.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
rare pleasure, rare delight, special favor or gift to oneself or another, a special joy, a welcome change, goody, tidbit, indulgence, extravagance.
ANT.: *same old same old, *the usual
1. act or behave toward use, deal with, handle, look upon, manage, react toward, relate to.
2. doctor nurse, tend to, mend, fix, care for, minister, prescribe, remedy, heal, medicate, dress, bandage.
3. discuss cover, talk about, write about, examine, go over, consider, touch upon, review.
4. pick up the tab for another pay for, cover, *spring for, pick up the check, foot the bill.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To behave in a specified way toward: deal with, handle. See TREAT WELL. 2. To be occupied or concerned with: consider, deal with, take up. Idiom: have to do with. See RELEVANT. 3. To pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another): Informal: set up, stand. Slang: blow1. Idiom: stand treat. See PAY. 4. To give medical aid to: Informal: doctor. See HEALTH, HELP. II noun Something fine and delicious, especially a food: dainty, delicacy, morsel, tidbit. Informal: goody. See GOOD, INGESTION.

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