transact

[ tran-sakt, -zakt ]
/ trænˈsækt, -ˈzækt /

verb (used with object)

to carry on or conduct (business, negotiations, activities, etc.) to a conclusion or settlement.

verb (used without object)

to carry on or conduct business, negotiations, etc.: He was ordered to transact only with the highest authorities.

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Origin of transact

1575–85; < Latin trānsāctus (past participle of trānsigere to carry out, accomplish), equivalent to trāns- trans- + ag(ere) to drive, lead + -tus past participle suffix

synonym study for transact

1. See perform.

OTHER WORDS FROM transact

trans·ac·tor, nounpre·trans·act, verb (used with object)un·trans·act·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for transact

transact
/ (trænˈzækt) /

verb

to do, conduct, or negotiate (business, a deal, etc)

Derived forms of transact

transactor, noun

Word Origin for transact

C16: from Latin trānsactus, from trānsigere, literally: to drive through, from trans- + agere to drive
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