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noun prod·uct \ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt\

Definition of product

  1. 1 :  the number or expression resulting from the multiplication together of two or more numbers or expressions

  2. 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. 3 :  the amount, quantity, or total produced

  4. 4 :  conjunction 5

Examples of product in a sentence

  1. The company's newest product is selling well.

  2. The sap used to make maple syrup is a natural product.

  3. This book is the product of many years of hard work.

  4. 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

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noun prod·uct \ˈprä-(ˌ)dəkt\

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

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noun prod·uct \ˈprä-dəkt\

Definition of product for Students

  1. 1 :  the number resulting from the multiplication of two or more numbers

  2. 2 :  something resulting from manufacture, labor, thought, or growth


Medical Dictionary

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noun prod·uct \ˈpräd-(ˌ)əkt\

Medical Definition of product

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


Law Dictionary

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noun prod·uct \ˈprä-ˌdəkt\

Legal Definition of product

  1. 1 :  the result of work or thought

  2. 2a :  the output of an industry or firm b :  a thing created by manufacturing

  3. 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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