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Meaning of ITEM

Pronunciation:  [n]'Itum, [adv]'Item, [v]'Itum, 'Itum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
  2. [n]  an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
  3. [n]  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"
  4. [n]  an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
  5. [n]  a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"
  6. [adv]  (used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla

ITEM is a 4 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: detail, detail, particular, point, point, token
 See Also: agenda item, component, component, component part, component part, fact, high spot, highlight, incidental, inventory item, line item, list, listing, minutia, news item, nook and cranny, nooks and crannies, part, part, piece, place, portion, portion, position, postage, postage stamp, regard, respect, stamp, sticking point, symbol, technicality, trading stamp, trifle, triviality, unit, whole, whole thing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \I"tem\, adv. [L. See {Iterate}.]
    Also; as an additional article.
  2. \I"tem\, n. [From {Item}, adv.]
    1. An article; a separate particular in an account; as, the
       items in a bill.
    2. A hint; an innuendo. [Obs.]
             A secret item was given to some of the bishops . . .
             to absent themselves.                 --Fuller.
    3. A short article in a newspaper; a paragraph; as, an item
       concerning the weather.
  3. \I"tem\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Itemed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To make a note or memorandum of.
          I have itemed it in my memory.           --Addison.
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