product

noun
prod·​uct | \ ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt How to pronounce product (audio) \

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 sense 1
(2) : something (such as a service) that is marketed or sold as a commodity
b : something resulting from or necessarily following from a set of conditions a product of his environment
3 : the amount, quantity, or total produced

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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.
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And the most potentially disastrous product of this unholy alliance would be a vigilante state empowered to apprehend and detain designated enemies of the state—in Trump’s case, undocumented immigrants—at its virtual whim. Ed Burmila, The New Republic, "If Trump wanted to give himself sweeping new powers, could anyone stop him?," 13 June 2019 The menu continues to be fine-tuned with the goal of officially launching the final product at a grand opening on June 24. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Tequila-centric Madero’s opens in former Casa Rustica space," 13 June 2019 The product is regulated and classified as an alcoholic dispensing machine like a margarita maker or a beer tap, so it hasn't been tested by the Food and Drug Administration. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bored with drinking alcohol? At a Milwaukee bar, you can now inhale it.," 13 June 2019 The products will be sold at grocery stores and restaurants, but Tyson isn't yet saying which ones. Dee-ann Durbin, chicagotribune.com, "Meat and poultry king Tyson rolling out pea protein products too," 13 June 2019 The final product will come after negotiations between the House, Senate and Whitmer. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, "House GOP backs off language on Gordie Howe bridge spending," 13 June 2019 The product, which launched at the peak of the full brow craze, is unlike anything else on the market. Glamour, "We Tried Glossier's New Brow Flick Pen, and It's As Good As Microblading," 12 June 2019 This is essentially the time from when the product is processed until it is distributed and consumed. al.com, "Barbecue tips from Auburn’s Bow & Arrow chefs," 12 June 2019 In some cases, they’ll be displayed alongside the finished product. Deborah Martin, ExpressNews.com, "Warhol, transgender artists in focus at McNay Art Museum this summer," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of product

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for 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

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The first known use of product was in the 15th century

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product

noun

English Language Learners Definition of product

: 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

noun
prod·​uct | \ ˈprä-dəkt How to pronounce product (audio) \

Kids Definition of product

1 : the number resulting from the multiplication of two or more numbers
2 : something resulting from manufacture, labor, thought, or growth

product

noun
prod·​uct | \ ˈpräd-(ˌ)əkt How to pronounce product (audio) \

Medical Definition of product

: a substance produced from one or more other substances as a result of chemical change

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product

noun
prod·​uct | \ ˈprä-ˌdəkt How to pronounce product (audio) \

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 sense 2a

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