Transaction vs Custom - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between transaction and custom
is that transaction
is the act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans) while custom
is frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing, living or behaving.
As an adjective custom is
made in a different way from usual, specially to fit one's needs.
As a verb custom is
(obsolete|transitive) to make familiar; to accustom.
The act of conducting or carrying out (business, negotiations, plans).
A deal or business agreement.
An exchange or trade, as of ideas, money, goods, etc.
(finance) The transfer of funds into, out of, or from an account.
(computing) An atomic operation; a message, data modification, or other procedure that is guaranteed to perform completely or not at all (e.g. a database transaction).
(especially in plural) A record of the proceedings of a learned society
* piece of the action
Frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing, living or behaving.
:* And teach customs which are not lawful. Acts xvi. 21 .
:* Moved beyond his custom , Gama said. .
:* A custom More honored in the breach than the observance. Shakespeare
Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
* Let him have your custom , but not your votes. - .
(legal) Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
* Usage is a fact. Custom' is a law. There can be no '''custom''' without usage, though there may be usage without '''custom . ''Wharton .
(obsolete) Familiar acquaintance; familiarity.
* Age can not wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety. Shakespeare
The customary toll, tax, or tribute.
* Render, therefore, to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom' to whom '''custom . ''Rom. xiii. 7 .
Created under particular specifications, specialized, unique, custom-made
* See also:
* custom made
made in a different way from usual, specially to fit one's needs
- My feet are as big as powerboats, so I need custom shoes.
(obsolete) To make familiar; to accustom.
(obsolete) To supply with customers.
(obsolete) To pay the customs of.
(obsolete) To have a custom.
:* On a bridge he custometh to fight. .
- (Francis Bacon)