treated

Definitions of treated
  1. adjective
    subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent
    “the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer”
    treated timbers resist rot”
    treated fabrics resist wrinkling”
    Synonyms:
    processed
    prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process
    activated
    (of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition
    aerated
    (of a liquid) treated by having air passed or bubbled through it for purification
    burned, burnt
    treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point
    doped
    treated or impregnated with a foreign substance
    fumed
    (of wood) darkened or colored by exposure to ammonia fumes
    proofed
    treated so as to become resistant
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    Antonyms:
    untreated
    not subjected to chemical or physical treatment
    unprocessed
    not altered from an original or natural state
    raw
    not processed or refined
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  2. adjective
    given medical care or treatment
    “a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days”
    Synonyms:
    bandaged, bound
    covered or wrapped with a bandage
    dosed
    treated with some kind of application
    dressed
    treated with medications and protective covering
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    untreated
    not given medical care or treatment
  3. adjective
    made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    synonyms: hardened, tempered, toughened
    curable
    capable of being hardened by some additive or other agent
    sunbaked
    baked or hardened by exposure to sunlight; not burned
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    Antonyms:
    unhardened, untempered
    not brought to a proper consistency or hardness
    brittle, unannealed
    (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured
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