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product (consequence)

Definition:

a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances

Class:

phenomenon noun (natural phenomena)

Related to:

produce

Plural:

products

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage examples:

  • skill is the product of hours of practice
  • his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue

Etymology:

"mathematical quantity obtained by multiplication", from Medieval Latin...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of product...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

product | Cartesian product [sense-specific] | set product [synonym, sense-specific] | intersection [sense-specific]

something produced by effort, or some mechanical or industrial process | the result of some natural process | a result or consequence | a substance ... (22 of 515 words, 8 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/product

Merriam-Webster:

product | conjunction [sense-specific, synonym] | especially [synonym, sense-specific] | affair [synonym, sense-specific] | fruit [synonym, sense-specific] | handiwork [synonym, sense-specific] | labor [synonym, sense-specific] | output [synonym, sense-specific] | produce [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

the number or expression resulting from the multiplication together of two or more numbers or expressions | something produced ; especially, ... (20 of 237 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/product

Macmillan British Dictionary:

product | products [plural]

[countable/uncountable] something that is made, grown, or obtained in large quantities so that it can be sold | [countable] something produced as a ... (22 of 201 words, 6 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/product

Wiktionary:

product | products [plural] | merchandise [synonym, sense-specific] | wares [synonym, sense-specific] | goods [synonym, sense-specific] | production [synonym, sense-specific] | output [synonym, sense-specific] | creation [synonym, sense-specific]

[countable, uncountable] A commodity offered for sale. | The amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process. | A consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances. | [chemistry] A chemical substance formed... (38 of 198 words, 9 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/product

Wikipedia:

Product [disambiguation]

may refer to: Product (business), an item that ideally satisfies a market's want or need Product (project management), a deliverable or set of deliverables that contribute to a business solution | Nanoproduct, a product that has been enhanced with ... (38 of 155 words, 10 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Product

Oxford Dictionary:

product

an article or substance that is manufactured or refined for sale | a substance produced during a natural, chemical, or manufacturing process | ... (21 of 151 words, 6 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/product

Random House Dictionary:

product | intersection [synonym, definition 3a, sense-specific]

a thing produced by labor. | a person or thing produced by or resulting from a process, as a natural, social, or historical one; result. | the ... (25 of 97 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/product

Cambridge Dictionary:

product [entry 1] | a/the product of something | product of something

something that is made to be sold, usually something that is produced by an ... | "a/the product of sth": a/the result of something (23 of 96 words, 2 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/product 1

product [entry 2, specialized]

the result you get when two or more numbers are multiplied together (12 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/product 2

American Heritage Dictionary:

product

Something produced by human or mechanical effort or by a natural process. | A direct result; a consequence | [chemistry] A substance resulting from a ... (23 of 87 words, 6 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/product

New World Dictionary:

product

something produced by nature or made by human industry or art | [informal] commercial products collectively, as of a certain kind or from a certain ... (24 of 64 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/product

Britannica Encyclopedia:

event [occurrence]

notion that became of singular importance in the philosophical speculation about relativity physics. The best-known analyses are those of the ... (20 of 71 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/197129​/event

Encarta Dictionary:

product | products [plural]

something that is made or created by a person, machine, or natural process, especially something that is offered for sale | the goods or services ... (24 of 96 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736724​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

product

First use: early 15th century

Origin: "mathematical quantity obtained by multiplication", from Medieval Latin productum, from L. "something produced", noun use of neuter past ... (21 of 37 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=product

Merriam-Webster:

product

First use: 15th century

Origin: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin productum, from Latin, something produced, from neuter of productus, past ... (21 of 30 etymology words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/product

Oxford Dictionary:

product

Origin: late Middle English (as a mathematical term): from Latin productum "something produced", neuter past participle (used as a noun) of ... (20 of 25 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/product

American Heritage Dictionary:

product

Origin: Middle English, result of multiplication, produced, from Medieval Latin prōductum, result of multiplication, from neuter ... (15 of 25 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/product

New World Dictionary:

product

Origin: Middle English from Medieval Latin productum from neuter past participle of Latin producere: see "produce"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/product

Wiktionary:

product

Origin: Latin prōductus, perfect participle of prōdūcō, first attested in English in the mathematics sense.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/product

Collins Dictionary:

product

First use: 15th century

Origin: from Latin prōductum (something) produced, from prōdūcere to bring forth

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/product

Encarta Dictionary:

product | products [plural]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Latin productus, past participle of producere

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736724​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

product

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "product"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/product

Collins Dictionary:

product

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "product"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/product

Macmillan British Dictionary:

product | products [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "product"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/product

Macmillan American Dictionary:

product | products [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "product"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/product

Cambridge Dictionary:

product [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "product"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "product"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/product 1

the Free Dictionary:

product

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "product"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "product"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "product" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

product | products [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "product"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

product

Audio: North American pronunciation of "product"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=produc​06 word=product

YourDictionary Audio:

product

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "product" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

product

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "product" by speech synthesizer

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