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TRANSACTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does transaction mean? 

TRANSACTION (noun)
  The noun TRANSACTION has 1 sense:

1. the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

  Familiarity information: TRANSACTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANSACTION (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

transaction; dealing; dealings

Context examples:

no transactions are possible without him / he has always been honest is his dealings with me

Hypernyms ("transaction" is a kind of...):

group action (action taken by a group of people)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "transaction"):

commerce; commercialism; mercantilism (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))

rental; renting (the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car))

borrowing (obtaining funds from a lender)

uptick (a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction)

downtick (a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction)

business deal; deal; trade (a particular instance of buying or selling)

exchange (the act of giving something in return for something received)

transfer; transference (transferring ownership)

operations; trading operations (financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records)

affairs (transactions of professional or public interest)

Instance hyponyms:

Seward's Folly (the transaction in 1867 in which the United States secretary of state William Henry Seward purchased Alaska from Russia)


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