What does the word transact mean?

Usage examples for transact

  1. One morning Cornelia entering her room with a disturbed and impatient air, informed her that some emissaries from the marquis were then in the monastery, having enquired at the gate for the Abate, with whom, they said, they had business of importance to transact. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  2. Incessant were their bickerings, intense their mutual hate, desperate and difficult the situation of any man, whether foreigner or native, who had to transact business with the government. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. The Old Company, though its exclusive privileges were no more, and though its dividends had greatly diminished, was still in existence, and still retained its castles and warehouses, its fleet of fine merchantmen, and its able and zealous factors, thoroughly qualified by a long experience to transact business both in the palaces and in the bazaars of the East, and accustomed to look for direction to the India House alone. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay