Transaction definition

trăn-săkshən, -zăk-
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A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
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The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
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Communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved; personal interaction.
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Something transacted.
  • A business deal or agreement.
  • A record of the proceedings of a society, convention, etc., esp. a published one.
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Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
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The definition of a transaction is an exchange, or an instance where business is done or something is bought or sold.

When you go to the store and buy something, this is an example of a transaction.

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A business agreement or exchange.
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An act of carrying out some form of business between two persons.
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Any activity in which two or more persons are involved.
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A transaction that is complete, so that the actual realized gain may be calculated for tax purposes.
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A transaction in which all the events have not yet occurred, and so the computation of taxes on that transaction is not yet possible.
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A deal or business agreement.
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An exchange or trade, as of ideas, money, goods, etc.
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(finance) The transfer of funds into, out of, or from an account.
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(computing) 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).
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(especially in plural) A record of the proceedings of a learned society.
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A transacting or being transacted.
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A transaction that will be disregarded for tax purposes because it has no real substance.
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The act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
transaction
Plural:
transactions

Origin of transaction

  • From Latin transactio.

    From Wiktionary