- Production is the process of making, harvesting or creating something or the amount of something that was made or harvested.
- An example of production is the creation of furniture.
- An example of production is harvesting corn to eat.
- An example of production is the amount of corn produced.
- The definition of a production is a theatrical performance or a piece of music.
An example of a production is a play.
production definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the act or process of producing
- the rate of producing or amount produced
- something produced; product
- a work of art, literature, etc.
- a work produced on the stage, as a film, etc.
- Econ. the creation of economic value; producing of goods and services
Origin: Late Middle English ; from Middle French ; from Classical Latin productio
designating or of a product, as a motor vehicle or boat, made in quantity for general sale
production definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- a. The act or process of producing: timber used for the production of lumber and paper.b. The fact or process of being produced: a movie going into production.
- The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.
- The total output, as of a commodity: increased production at the plant.
- Something produced; a product: “Of all the productions of land, milk is perhaps the most perishable” (Adam Smith).
- a. A work of art or literature.b. A work produced for the stage, screen, television, or radio.c. A staging or presentation of a theatrical work: a new Broadway production of a musical.
- A situation or display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated: made a production out of the birthday party.
- pro·ducˈtion·al adjective
production - Business Definition
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- Using labor and materials to create and build a product.
- Extracting natural resources from the ground.
- Customer orders generated by a salesperson: Each person in the office had a production goal for the month.
production - Legal Definition
Webster's New World Law Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Response to a request to produce in which items requested are put forth or given to opposing party.
production - Phrases/Idioms
make a production (out) ofâ
Informal to dwell on, fuss over, elaborate, etc. needlessly and annoyingly