A distinct physical object.
‘Tweezers are great for manipulating small items.’;
An object that can be picked up for later use.
The same; the same as above; - often abbreviated id.
A line of text having a legal or other meaning; a separate particular in an account.
‘the items in a bill’; ‘In response to the first item, we deny all wrongdoing.’;
used in citations to indicate an author or word that has just been mentioned
‘Marianne Elliott, Partners in Revolution, 1982; idem, Wolfe Tone, 1989’;
(psychometrics) A question on a test, which may include its answers.
‘The exam has 100 items, each of which includes a correct response and three distractors.’;
idem is a Latin term meaning . It is commonly abbreviated as id., which is particularly used in legal citations to denote the previously cited source (compare ibid.).
A matter for discussion in an agenda.
‘The first item for discussion is the budget for next year's picnic.’;
(informal) Two people who are having a relationship with each other.
‘Jack and Jill are an item.’;
A short article in a newspaper.
‘an item concerning the weather’;
(obsolete) A hint; an innuendo.
(transitive) To make a note of.
Also; as an additional article.
An article; a separate particular in an account; as, the items in a bill; he picked up four items at the drug store.
A hint; an innuendo.
‘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.
A topic or piece of information having the salacious character of gossip, especially a romantic relation between two people; as, I hear that the boss and his new secretary are an item.
To make a note or memorandum of.
‘I have itemed it in my memory.’;
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’;
a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection;
‘they reduced the price on many items’;
a small part that can be considered separately from the whole;
‘it was perfect in all details’;
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole;
‘several of the details are similar’; ‘a point of information’;
an individual instance of a type of symbol;
‘the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'’;
(used when listing or enumerating items) also;
‘a length of chain, item a hook’;