Meaning of PRODUCT in English

I. prod·uct ˈprä(ˌ)dəkt sometimes -_dikt or -_dēkt noun

( -s )

Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin productum, from Latin, something produced, from neuter of productus, past participle of producere to produce; in other senses, from Latin productum something produced — more at produce

1. : the number or magnitude resulting from the multiplication together of two or more numbers or magnitudes : the result of any kind of multiplication


a. : something produced by physical labor or intellectual effort : the result of work or thought

use for hammocks and other products — P.E.James

even the simplest poem is the product of much … work — Gilbert Highet

b. : a result of the operation of involuntary causes or an ensuing set of conditions : consequence , manifestation

a product of liberal arts education — B.W.Hayward

he was a product of his time — Allan Nevins

c. : something produced naturally or as the result of a natural process (as by generation or growth)

major products from forest lands … are mahogany and chicle — Americana Annual

3. : the amount, total, or quantity produced : the output of an industry or firm

our national product … has quickly risen to an enormous volume — George Soule

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

5. : conjunction 7 — usually used in the algebra of classes

II. pro·duct prəˈdəkt transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: Latin productus, past participle of producere

1. : produce

2. : to lengthen out

III. product noun

( -s )

Etymology: by folk etymology from pratique

obsolete : pratique

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