Definition of treaty :
1. A proposal tending to an agreement.
2. A treatise; a tract.
3. An agreement so made; specifically, an agreement, league, or contract between two or more nations or sovereigns, formally signed by commissioners properly authorized, and solemnly ratified by the several sovereigns, or the supreme power of each state; an agreement between two or more independent states; as, a treaty of peace; a treaty of alliance.
4. The act of treating for the adjustment of differences, as for forming an agreement; negotiation.
agreement (part of speech: noun)
cease-fire, bargain, alliance, pact, assent, concordance, acquiescence, concord, convention, deal, contract, pledge, charter, unanimity, compact, concordat, accordance, accord, bond, entente, negotiation, capitulation, covenant, truce, concurrence, understanding, promise, sanction, settlement, arrangement, consensus, stipulation, empathy, consent, accession, agreement, cartel, acceptance
- These tribes have no treaty with the United States, and receive but little assistance from the government. - "The Indian Question (1874)", Francis A. Walker.
- The British took possession in 1763. The black Caribs resisted, and after hard fighting signed a treaty in 1773, receiving one- third of the island as their property. - "The Negro", W.E.B. Du Bois.
- News had now reached the Ohio tribes of the Treaty of Paris, but the terms of this treaty had only increased their unrest. - "The War Chief of the Ottawas A Chronicle of the Pontiac War: Volume 15 (of 32) in the series Chronicles of Canada", Thomas Guthrie Marquis.