treatise

treatise
noun /ˈtriːtɪs,ˈtriːtɪz/

And if someone wants to know how to make objections to actual craftsmen themselves on the subject of art in general or any particular art, there are published treatises available, as you know.


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  • treatise — index hornbook Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 treatise …   Law dictionary

  • Treatise — Trea tise, n. [OE. tretis, OF. treitis, traitis, well made. See {Treat}.] 1. A written composition on a particular subject, in which its principles are discussed or explained; a tract. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] He published a treatise in which he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treatise — (n.) c.1300, from Anglo Fr. tretiz (mid 13c.), contracted from O.Fr. traiteiz, from Gallo Romance *tractaticius, from L. tractare to deal with (see TREAT (Cf. treat)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • treatise — *disquisition, dissertation, thesis, monograph, *discourse Analogous words: article, paper, *essay: *exposition …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • treatise — [n] written study of a subject argument, book, commentary, composition, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, essay, exposition, memoir, monograph, pamphlet, paper, review, script, thesis, tract, tractate, work, writing; concepts 271 …   New thesaurus

  • treatise — ► NOUN ▪ a written work dealing formally and systematically with a subject. ORIGIN Old French tretis, from traitier (see TREAT(Cf. ↑treater)) …   English terms dictionary

  • treatise — [trēt′is] n. [ME tretis < Anglo Fr tretiz < OFr * treiteiz < traiter: see TREAT] 1. a formal, systematic article or book on some subject, esp. a discussion of facts, evidence, or principles and the conclusions based on these 2. Obs. a… …   English World dictionary

  • Treatise — This article is about the literary form. For the musical composition by Cornelius Cardew, see Treatise (music). A treatise is a formal and systematic written discourse on some subject, generally longer and treating it in greater depth than an… …   Wikipedia

  • treatise — n. 1) to write a treatise 2) a scientific; theoretical treatise 3) a treatise on, upon * * * [ triːtɪs] theoretical treatise upon a scientific a treatise on to write a treatise …   Combinatory dictionary

  • treatise — trea|tise [ˈtri:tıs, tız] n [C ] [Date: 1300 1400; : Anglo French; Origin: tretiz, from Old French traitier; TREAT1] a serious book or article about a particular subject treatise on ▪ a treatise on medical ethics …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • treatise — [[t]tri͟ːtɪz, AM tɪs[/t]] treatises N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N on n A treatise is a long, formal piece of writing about a particular subject. ...Locke s Treatise on Civil Government …   English dictionary

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