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English noun: item

1. item (communication) a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list


SamplesHe 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.


Synonymspoint


Broader (hypernym)component, component part, constituent, part, portion


Narrower (hyponym)agenda item, incidental, inventory item, line item, news item, place, position


Part meronymlist, listing

2. item a small part that can be considered separately from the whole


SamplesIt was perfect in all details.


Synonymsdetail, particular


Broader (hypernym)component, component part, constituent, part, portion


Narrower (hyponym)high spot, highlight

3. item (artifact) a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection


SamplesThey reduced the price on many items.


Broader (hypernym)unit, whole


Narrower (hyponym)custom-built, custom-made, disposable, piece

4. item (cognition) an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole


SamplesSeveral of the details are similar.
A point of information.


Synonymsdetail, point


Broader (hypernym)fact


Narrower (hyponym)minutia, nook and cranny, nooks and crannies, regard, respect, sticking point, technicality, trifle, triviality

5. item (communication) an individual instance of a type of symbol


SamplesThe word`error' contains three tokens of `r'.


Synonymstoken


Broader (hypernym)symbol


Narrower (hyponym)postage, postage stamp, stamp, trading stamp


English adverb: item

1. item (used when listing or enumerating items) also


SamplesA length of chain, item a hook.









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