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Definitions and Synonyms of item | Another word for item | What is item?

Definition 1: a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where item or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they reduced the price on many items

(item is a kind of ...) an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity

"how big is that part compared to the whole?" "the team is a unit"

(... is a kind of item ) an item made to the customer's specifications

(... is a kind of item ) an item that can be disposed of after it has been used

(... is a kind of item ) an item that is an instance of some type

"he designed a new piece of equipment" "she bought a lovely piece of china" "my dog swallowed a Lego part"

(... is a kind of item ) a numbered item in a series

"take the number 2 to the main square, then change to the number 5"

Definition 2: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where item or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • several of the details are similar
  • a point of information

Synonyms for item in the sense of this definition

(item is a kind of ...) a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred

"first you must collect all the facts of the case"

(... is a kind of item ) a small or minor detail

"he had memorized the many minutiae of the legal code"

(... is a kind of item ) something remote

"he explored every nook and cranny of science"

(... is a kind of item ) (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point

"it differs in that respect"

(... is a kind of item ) a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal

(... is a kind of item ) a detail that is considered insignificant

(... is a kind of item ) a specific detail in a set of rules or terms belonging to a particular field

"the resolution died on a technicality" "the defendant was acquitted on a legal technicality"

Definition 3: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where item or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for item in the sense of this definition

(item is a kind of ...) something determined in relation to something that includes it

"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself" "I read a portion of the manuscript" "the smaller component is hard to reach" "the animal constituent of plankton"

(... is a kind of item ) one of the items to be considered

(... is a kind of item ) an item that is incidental

(... is a kind of item ) an item listed in an inventory

(... is a kind of item ) an item in an appropriation bill

"Some governors can veto line items in their state budgets"

(... is a kind of item ) an item in a newspaper

(... is a kind of item ) an item on a list or in a sequence

"in the second place" "moved from third to fifth position"

(... is part of item) a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)

Definition 4: an individual instance of a type of symbol - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where item or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the word `error' contains three tokens of `r'

Synonyms for item in the sense of this definition

(item is a kind of ...) an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

(... is a kind of item ) a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid

(... is a kind of item ) a token resembling a stamp given by a retailer to a buyer; the token is redeemable for articles on a special list

Definition 5: a small part that can be considered separately from the whole - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where item or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was perfect in all details

Synonyms for item in the sense of this definition

(item is a kind of ...) something determined in relation to something that includes it

"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself" "I read a portion of the manuscript" "the smaller component is hard to reach" "the animal constituent of plankton"

(... is a kind of item ) the most interesting or memorable part

"the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican"

Definition 6: (used when listing or enumerating items) also - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where item or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a length of chain, item a hook

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