stand treat
phrasal to pay the cost of food, drink, or entertainment for others in a group

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stand treat — phrasal : to pay the cost of food, drinks, or entertainment for others in a group we all went to a baseball game, myself standing treat Isaac Rosenfeld * * * stand one s hand, stand sam (informal), stand shot and stand treat To treat the company …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand treat — pay for everyone s food and drinks, pay the bill for everyone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stand one's hand — (informal) To buy a drink for someone else • • • Main Entry: ↑hand stand one s hand, stand sam (informal), stand shot and stand treat To treat the company, esp to drinks • • • Main Entry: ↑stand …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand shot — (obsolete and dialect) To pay the bill • • • Main Entry: ↑shot stand one s hand, stand sam (informal), stand shot and stand treat To treat the company, esp to drinks • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand sam — stand one s hand, stand sam (informal), stand shot and stand treat To treat the company, esp to drinks • • • Main Entry: ↑stand …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand — Synonyms and related words: Anschauung, abide, abide by, abide with, accept, adhere to, advocate, affirm, affirmance, affirmation, afford, allegation, allow, allude to, ambo, anchor, angle, angle of vision, announcement, annunciation, answer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • treat — I n. source of joy 1) to provide a treat 2) a treat for (their visit was a real treat for us) 3) a treat to + inf. (it was a treat to watch them dance) paying for the food or entertainment of others 4) to stand treat 5) (misc.) it s my treat II v …   Combinatory dictionary

  • treat — Synonyms and related words: act on, act toward, act upon, affect, air, ambrosia, analyze, arrange, attend, bandage, banquet, bathe, behave toward, blow to, board, bonne bouche, bonus, boon, canvass, care for, cate, celebration, choice morsel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stand — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. abide, tolerate, endure, support; last, persist; remain up right; pause, halt, stop; be, re main; stagnate; be valid; put, place; bear, undergo; stand for, represent, mean. See durability, indication …   English dictionary for students

  • treat — /trit / (say treet) verb (t) 1. to act or behave towards in some specified way: to treat someone with respect. 2. to look upon, consider, or regard in a specified aspect, and deal with accordingly: to treat a matter as unimportant. 3. to deal… …   Australian English dictionary

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