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
Facebook added the feature—even calling it Stories—to its Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger services, and most recently to the regular Facebook product.
Guest vendors like Brian Severson Farms, who has organic corn and flour, share their products each week.
Visitors can tour the homes and meet the local builders, interior designers, and suppliers of the variety of home products featured.
These economic forces helped create a new category of product: the disposable, single-use plastic packaging.
Products appear to be a hodgepodge of Amazon stables, ranging from must-have electronics to meal kits and pool floats.
White House groundskeepers have relied on Grasshopper products to mow lawns and remove snow and leaves for years.
Currently, the manufacturers of those products create various timelines for claims processing and warranties.
Glendale Unified officials also announced that month that the district would stop using any weed-killing product that contains glyphosate.
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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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