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trans·act

 (trăn-săkt′, -zăkt′)
v. trans·act·ed, trans·act·ing, trans·acts
v.tr.
To do, carry on, or conduct: transact business over the phone; transacting trade agreements.
v.intr.
To conduct business: transacting with foreign leaders.

[Latin trānsigere, trānsāct- : trāns-, trans- + agere, to drive, do; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·ac′tor n.

transact

(trænˈzækt)
vb
to do, conduct, or negotiate (business, a deal, etc)
[C16: from Latin trānsactus, from trānsigere, literally: to drive through, from trans- + agere to drive]
transˈactor n

trans•act

(trænˈsækt, -ˈzækt)

v.t.
1. to carry on or conduct (business, negotiations, etc.) to a conclusion or settlement.
v.i.
2. to carry on or conduct business, negotiations, etc.
[1575–85; < Latin trānsāctus, past participle of trānsigere to carry out, accomplish =trāns- trans- + -igere, comb. form of agere to drive, lead]
trans•ac′tor, n.

transact


Past participle: transacted
Gerund: transacting

Imperative
transact
transact
Present
I transact
you transact
he/she/it transacts
we transact
you transact
they transact
Preterite
I transacted
you transacted
he/she/it transacted
we transacted
you transacted
they transacted
Present Continuous
I am transacting
you are transacting
he/she/it is transacting
we are transacting
you are transacting
they are transacting
Present Perfect
I have transacted
you have transacted
he/she/it has transacted
we have transacted
you have transacted
they have transacted
Past Continuous
I was transacting
you were transacting
he/she/it was transacting
we were transacting
you were transacting
they were transacting
Past Perfect
I had transacted
you had transacted
he/she/it had transacted
we had transacted
you had transacted
they had transacted
Future
I will transact
you will transact
he/she/it will transact
we will transact
you will transact
they will transact
Future Perfect
I will have transacted
you will have transacted
he/she/it will have transacted
we will have transacted
you will have transacted
they will have transacted
Future Continuous
I will be transacting
you will be transacting
he/she/it will be transacting
we will be transacting
you will be transacting
they will be transacting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transacting
you have been transacting
he/she/it has been transacting
we have been transacting
you have been transacting
they have been transacting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transacting
you will have been transacting
he/she/it will have been transacting
we will have been transacting
you will have been transacting
they will have been transacting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transacting
you had been transacting
he/she/it had been transacting
we had been transacting
you had been transacting
they had been transacting
Conditional
I would transact
you would transact
he/she/it would transact
we would transact
you would transact
they would transact
Past Conditional
I would have transacted
you would have transacted
he/she/it would have transacted
we would have transacted
you would have transacted
they would have transacted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transact - conduct businesstransact - conduct business; "transact with foreign governments"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
sell, trade, deal - do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
turn over - do business worth a certain amount of money; "The company turns over ten million dollars a year"
bank - do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank; "Where do you bank in this town?"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"

transact

verb carry out, handle, conduct, do, manage, perform, settle, conclude, negotiate, carry on, accomplish, execute, take care of, discharge, see to, prosecute, enact This would free them to transact business across the state lines.
Translations
يَقومُ بأعْمالٍ تِجاريَّه
jednat
udføre
lebonyolít
framkvæma
kārtot darījumu
vyjednať
iş yapmak

transact

[trænˈzækt] VTnegociar, tramitar

transact

[trænˈzækt] vt [+ business] → traiter

transact

vtabwickeln; business alsoabschließen, durchführen; dealabschließen

transact

[trænˈzækt] vt (business) → trattare

transact

(trӕnˈsӕkt) verb
to do or carry out (business).
tranˈsaction (-ʃən) noun
1. a particular piece of business; a business deal.
2. the act of transacting. The transaction of the deal took several days.
References in classic literature ?
Yes, I once had business to transact with it to the amount of 200,000 francs; but since then I have not heard it mentioned.
The persons are sparely described, and briefly accounted for, and then they are left to transact their affair, whatever it is, with the least possible comment or explanation from the author.
But with all these abatements, the business of federal legislation must continue so far to exceed, both in novelty and difficulty, the legislative business of a single State, as to justify the longer period of service assigned to those who are to transact it.
No, no," said he; "I have as much business to transact with you as with him.
The native firms laid it down as a rule that they would decline to transact business with any house in the trade which refused to grant them their privilege.
Levin had, moreover, to transact in Kashin some extremely important business relating to the wardship of land and to the receiving of certain redemption money for his sister, who was abroad.
The doctor seemed expecially troubled by the fact of the robbery having been unexpected, and attempted in the night-time; as if it were the established custom of gentlemen in the housebreaking way to transact business at noon, and to make an appointment, by post, a day or two previous.
The next day, Wednesday, Monsieur Rabourdin was to transact business with the minister, for he had filled the late La Billardiere's place since the beginning of the latter's illness.
For heaven's sake, don't transact business with him to-day; let me find some means for you to avoid it.
I will go and tell Rabourdin," added des Lupeaulx, "that you cannot transact business with him till Saturday.
He conducted her to his sisters; where he left her talking and prattling in a way that astonished those ladies, who thought that George might make something of her; and he then went off to transact his business.
Smith suspects his regard for Marianne, disapproves of it, (perhaps because she has other views for him,) and on that account is eager to get him away;-- and that the business which she sends him off to transact is invented as an excuse to dismiss him.