Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin tractāre (to drag; to handle; to practise), from tractus (dragged), perfect passive participle of trahō (to drag; to extract), from Proto-Indo-European *tragʰ- (to draw, drag).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tratˈ
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: trat‧tà‧re

Verb edit

trattàre (first-person singular present tràtto, first-person singular past historic trattài, past participle trattàto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive) to treat, to handle, to deal with
    Synonym: maneggiare
  2. (transitive) to handle, to transact, to negotiate, to discuss
    Synonyms: contrattare, negoziare, discutere
  3. (transitive) to deal in, to trade
    Synonyms: commerciare, occuparsi di
  4. (transitive) to treat, to cure, to process
    Synonym: lavorare
  5. (intransitive) to deal, to have dealings, to associate, to discuss, to negotiate [auxiliary avere]
    Synonyms: discutere, negoziare
  6. (intransitive) to be about, to deal with, to treat [auxiliary avere]
    Synonym: riguardare

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Further reading edit

  • trattare in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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