Definition of product
1 : the number or expression resulting from the multiplication together of two or more numbers or expressions
2a (1) : something produced; especially : commodity 1 (2) : something (such as a service) that is marketed or sold as a commodityb : something resulting from or necessarily following from a set of conditions a product of his environment
3 : the amount, quantity, or total produced
4 : conjunction 5
Examples of product in a Sentence
The company's newest product is selling well.
The sap used to make maple syrup is a natural product.
This book is the product of many years of hard work.
The finished product was a beautiful vase.
Recent Examples of product from the Web
Unfortunately though, this product is not an SNL sketch.
Whereas South Africa’s first-ever mining charter, introduced in 2004 and revised six years later, was the product of extensive talks with the industry, the new rules are simply handed down from on high.
Experts also can't decide yet whether Amazon wants to build or acquire more physical stores or will simply content itself to focus on digital, using Whole Foods products to sell more Amazon Prime subscriptions.
Beef Steak, hamburgers, and hot dogs are the most popular foods to grill, and in general all beef products should be cooked over direct heat and with the grill on the high setting.
Keep the seeded containers in a sunny location, maintain a moist soil and fertilize with a liquid product every two to three weeks.
The private equity firm is seeking to invest in companies catering to the region’s expanding middle class, which is demanding higher-quality products, according to Ashish Shastry, KKR’s Southeast Asia head.
There’s also no sign of the skyrocketing drug prices that have occurred with other products in short supply.
Disrupt Sports shoppers can upload their own images to live on their product of choice, or select one from a bevvy of local designers and brands.
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Origin and Etymology of product
in sense 1, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin productum, from Latin, something produced, from neuter of productus, past participle of producere; in other senses, from Latin productum
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
PRODUCT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of product for English Language Learners
: something that is made or grown to be sold or used
: something that is the result of a process
: someone or something that is produced or influenced by a particular environment or experience
PRODUCT Defined for Kids
Definition of product for Students
1 : the number resulting from the multiplication of two or more numbers
2 : something resulting from manufacture, labor, thought, or growth
Legal Definition of product
1 : the result of work or thought
2a : the output of an industry or firm b : a thing created by manufacturing
3 in the civil law of Louisiana : something (as timber or a mineral) that is derived from something else and that diminishes the substance of the thing from which it is derived — compare fruit 2a
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