C16: from Latin trānsactus, from trānsigere, literally: to drive through, from trans- + agere to drive
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Word forms: transacts, transacting, transacted
If you transact business, you enter into a deal with someone, for example by buying or selling something. [formal] [V n] ⇒ This would free them to transact business across state lines. [V n] ⇒ Mr. Harrison reckons half of his business could be transacted by computer.
Something befitting two successful young attorneys with business to transact.Tapply, William G A RODENT OF DOUBTPlease call me should there be some business for us to transact.Tapply, William G THE DUTCH BLUE ERROR'You here to starttrouble or is there some commerce you'd like to transact ?James W. Hall OFF THE CHART