Definition of product
1 : the number or expression resulting from the multiplication together of two or more numbers or expressions
2 a (1) : something produced; especially : commodity 1 (2) : something (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
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.
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 century
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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