product

noun
prod·​uct | \ ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt \

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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From a game-changing moisturizer to a set of lipsticks designed to look good on everyone (yes, everyone!), here are 13 beauty products worth the hype. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "13 New Beauty Products Worth the Hype in 2019," 9 Jan. 2019 As with some of the best products and pieces, the idea bloomed from a personal need. Leah Melby Clinton, Town & Country, "Behold: The Most Stylish Equestrian Winter Work Suit," 8 Jan. 2019 Also, many of the products being created (like cars) are inherently bad for the environment and add to the ever increasing issue of global warming. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "What is Capitalism?," 7 Jan. 2019 Two more cookware products (T-fal's 5-Quart Saute Pan Jumbo Cooker with Lid and Calphalon's Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set) were also Amazon bestsellers in 2018. Amina Lake Abdelrahman, Good Housekeeping, "Amazon's Top-Selling Cast Iron Skillet Is on Sale for $15," 4 Jan. 2019 All the new Fenty Beauty complexion products will be available on January 11 on Sephora.com. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Rihanna Is Launching 50 New Fenty Beauty Concealers," 2 Jan. 2019 Prices of the product vary, but there are a handful being sold for £44.35, which is about $56.78. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "This Croc-Shaped Pet Bed Is One Shoe You Won't Mind Your Dog Having," 31 Dec. 2018 The Journal in July reported that the bank is in the process of refunding customers tens of millions of dollars related to those products, which also include pet insurance and legal services. Emily Glazer, WSJ, "Wells Fargo to Pay States About $575 Million to Settle Customer Harm Claims," 28 Dec. 2018 Those products were always based around high-quality photos. Eric Johnson, Recode, "How Imgur avoids the ugliness of social media," 26 Dec. 2018

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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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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 \

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 \

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 \

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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