tratar

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Galician[edit]

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From Latin tractāre, present active infinitive of tractō ‎(I drag; I handle; I pratise), from tractus ‎(dragged), perfect passive participle of trahō ‎(I drag; I extract), from Proto-Indo-European *tragʰ- ‎(to draw, drag).

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tratar ‎(first-person singular present trato, first-person singular preterite tratei, past participle tratado)

  1. to deal
  2. to treat in an attempt to cure
  3. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of tratar
  4. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of tratar

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tractāre, present active infinitive of tractō ‎(I drag; I handle; I pratise), from tractus ‎(dragged), perfect passive participle of trahō ‎(I drag; I extract), from Proto-Indo-European *tragʰ- ‎(to draw, drag).

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tratar ‎(first-person singular present indicative trato, past participle tratado)

  1. (transitive with de or with no preposition (more common)) to treat (to handle, deal with or behave towards in a specific way)
    Vi um senhor tratando seus filhos muito mal.
    I saw a gentleman treating his children very badly.
  2. (transitive) to feed (to give someone food to eat)
    O gato miava alto para que eu o tratasse.
    The cat was meowing loudly so that I would feed him.
  3. (transitive with de or with no preposition (more common)) to treat (to apply medical care to a person)
    A enfermeira tratou as vítimas da explosão.
    The nurse treated the victims of the explosion.
  4. (transitive with de or with no preposition (more common)) to treat (to apply medical care in order to eliminate a condition)
    O oncologista quis que eu usasse químio para tratar o câncer.
    The oncologist wanted me to use chemo to treat the cancer.
  5. (transitive) to treat (to subject to a chemical or other action)
    Tratei meu cabelo com um xampu importado.
    I treated my hair with an imported shampoo.
  6. (transitive with com or a reciprocal pronoun) to treat; to negotiate with
    Nós nos tratamos pela Internet.
    We negotiated with one another via the Internet.
  7. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking por or como or de) to address someone with a specific form of address
    Reis devem ser tratados como “Vossa Majestade”.
    Kings must be addressed as “Your Majesty”.
  8. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to behave (to conduct oneself in a given way)
    Seus filhos se trataram bem no funeral.
    Your children behaved well in the funeral.
  9. (transitive with de or with no preposition (more common)) to take care of; to care for (to attend to the needs of)
    Depois que ficou velho, mandou o filho tratar do negócio da família.
    After he got old, he told his son to care for the family business.
  10. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with de) to be about; to have as its subject
    Este artigo se trata da guerra.
    This article is about the war.
  11. (transitive with de) to talk about; to discuss
    O professor tratou de matrizes.
    The professor discussed matrices.
  12. (auxiliary with de and a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to do something promptly; usually used to emphasise orders
    Trate de terminar suas tarefas.
    Finish your chores once and for all.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tractāre, present active infinitive of tractō ‎(I drag; I handle; I pratise), from tractus ‎(dragged), perfect passive participle of trahō ‎(I drag; I extract), from Proto-Indo-European *tragʰ- ‎(to draw, drag).

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tratar ‎(first-person singular present trato, first-person singular preterite traté, past participle tratado)

  1. to treat

tratar ‎(first-person singular present trato de, first-person singular preterite traté de, past participle tratado de)

  1. to try

tratar ‎(first-person singular present me trato de, first-person singular preterite me traté de, past participle tratado de)

  1. to be all about

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