something special that you give someone or do for them because you know they will enjoy it
as a treat
Steven took his son to a cricket match as a birthday treat.
an event that gives you a lot of pleasure and is usually unexpected:
When we were kids, a trip to the beach was a real treat.
a special food that tastes good, especially one that you do not eat very often:
The cafe serves an assortment of gourmet treats.
used to tell someone that you will pay for something such as a meal for them:
Let's go out to lunch - my treat.
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if something goes down a treat, people like it very much:
That new vegetarian restaurant seems to be going down a treat.
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to look very good or work very well:
The sports ground looked a treat, with all the flags flying.