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Definition of "transaction" []

  • The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted. (noun)
  • Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange. (noun)
  • Communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved; personal interaction: "a rich sense of the transaction between writer and reader” ( William Zinsser). (noun)
  • A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "transaction" in a sentence
  • "I've also started using the term transaction data to mean data which is application-specific but captured from the network, like DNS requests and replies, HTTP requests and replies, and so on."
  • "On the other side of the transaction is the lender."
  • "You may seem anonymous when you pay cash to buy a pack of gum at a grocery store, but the transaction is anonymous only so long as it is inconsequential; if you passed a counterfeit $100 bill, you would quickly discover that you could be tracked by your fingerprints, your DNA, and by your image on store cameras."