the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
termination by an act of destruction
the act of losing; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
the event of passing out of sight
the quality of not being available when needed
the event of dying or departure from life: "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
some occurrence that interrupts; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"