- to carry on or conduct (business, negotiations, activities, etc.) to a conclusion or settlement.
- to carry on or conduct business, negotiations, etc.: He was ordered to transact only with the highest authorities.
Origin of transact
Related Words for transacteffectuate, conclude, manage, finish, close, jell, sell, accomplish, perform, conduct, enact, prosecute, move, handle, do, negotiate, clinch, discharge, buy, execute
Examples from the Web for transact
Contemporary Examples of transact
You and I may transact our daily cash business in singles, $5s, $10s, and the occasional $20.All About the Benjamins: Here’s the Redesigned $100 Bill
October 7, 2013
Historical Examples of transact
Austin and I have the most important business to transact at Witherby, so he's driving me over.Viviette
William J. Locke
You confuse me, and how can I transact business if I am confused?A Tale of Two Cities
The proof of this is that they were willing to transact business with him.Chance
The shaikh came to transact some business of consequence to him.Byeways in Palestine
The verb kulel means to transact business for another, to act as deputy.The Maya Chronicles
- to do, conduct, or negotiate (business, a deal, etc)
Word Origin for transact
Word Origin and History for transact
1580s, from Latin transactus, past participle of transigere "to drive through, accomplish" (see transaction). Related: Transacted; transacting.