noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
- he noticed an item in the New York Times
- she had several items on her shopping list
- the main point on the agenda was taken up first
noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
- it was perfect in all details
noun a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection
- they reduced the price on many items
noun an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
- several of the details are similar
- a point of information
noun an individual instance of a type of symbol
- the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'
adverb (used when listing or enumerating items) also
- a length of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla
L. See Iterate
- Also; as an additional article.
- An article; a separate particular in an account; as, the items in a bill.
- A hint; an innuendo. Obs.
A secret item was given to some of the bishops . . . to absent themselves.
- A short article in a newspaper; a paragraph; as, an item concerning the weather.
I"tem transitive verb
imperfect & past participle Itemed ; present participle & verbal noun Iteming
- To make a note or memorandum of.
I have itemed it in my memory.
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