Definition of Transaction

1. Noun. The act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities). "He has always been honest is his dealings with me"

Definition of Transaction

1. n. The doing or performing of any business; management of any affair; performance.

Definition of Transaction

1. Noun. The act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans). ¹

2. Noun. A deal or business agreement. ¹

3. Noun. An exchange or trade, as of ideas, money, goods, etc. ¹

4. Noun. (finance) The transfer of funds into, out of, or from an account. ¹

5. Noun. (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). ¹

6. Noun. (context: especially in plural) A record of the proceedings of a learned society ¹

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Definition of Transaction

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Medical Definition of Transaction

1. 1. Interaction arising from the encounter of two or more persons. 2. In transactional analysis, the unit of analysis involving a social stimulus and a response. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transaction

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transaction utilities
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transactional immunity
transactional psychotherapy

Literary usage of Transaction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"An original taint of usury attaches to the whole family of consecutive obligations and securities growing out of the original vicious transaction; ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1818)
"It is not imputed to them, that they used any Endeavours to prevail upon the Plaintiff to enter into this transaction. They merely acceded to the Proposal, ..."

3. The Law of Promoters: A Treatise on the Law of Promoters of Private by Manfred William Ehrich (1916)
"The transaction was closed on the 15th of April, 1875. ... If, shortly after this transaction, a prospectus had been issued and the public had been invited ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Evidence by Edgar Whittlesey Camp, John Finley Crowe (1908)
"The execution of a deed or contract to which the witness and decedent are parties is a transaction between them.4 (5.) Condition and Contents of Writing. ..."

5. Principles of Contract at Law and in Equity: A Treatise on the General by Frederick Pollock, Gustavus Henry Wald, Samuel Williston (1906)
"He cannot excuse himself on the ground that he acted only as agent or servant (g)-22 D. The representation must be in the same transaction. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"POWER of a partner to bind the partnership; unless from the nature of the transaction it can be inferred to be separate; in which case previous authority or ..."

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