Definitions for Transactiontrænˈsæk ʃən, -ˈzæk-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•ac•tiontrænˈsæk ʃən, -ˈzæk-(n.)

  1. the act or process of transacting; the fact of being transacted.

  2. something that is transacted, esp. a business agreement.

  3. transactions, the published record of the proceedings at a meeting of a learned society or other association.

  4. Psychol. an interaction of an individual with one or more other persons, esp. as influenced by their assumed relational roles of parent, child, or adult.

    Category: Psychology

Origin of transaction:

1425–75; late ME < L trānsāctiō completion, transaction. See transact , -tion


Princeton's WordNet

  1. transaction, dealing, dealings(noun)

    the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

    "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. transaction(noun)ænˈsæk ʃən, -ˈzæk-

    an exchange of goods or services

    a business transaction


  1. transaction(Noun)

    The act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans).

  2. transaction(Noun)

    A deal or business agreement.

  3. transaction(Noun)

    An exchange or trade, as of ideas, money, goods, etc.

  4. transaction(Noun)

    The transfer of funds into, out of, or from an account.

  5. transaction(Noun)

    An atomic operation; a message, data modification, or other procedure that is guaranteed to perform completely or not at all (e.g. a database transaction).

  6. transaction(Noun)

    A record of the proceedings of a learned society

  7. Origin: From transactio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transaction(noun)

    the doing or performing of any business; management of any affair; performance

  2. Transaction(noun)

    that which is done; an affair; as, the transactions on the exchange

  3. Transaction(noun)

    an adjustment of a dispute between parties by mutual agreement

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Transaction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4020

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Transaction' in Nouns Frequency: #1036

Translations for Transaction

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a particular piece of business; a business deal.

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