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"
period, stage, power point, full point, gunpoint, pointedness, decimal point, degree, dot, percentage point, detail, peak, full stop, point, token, tip, particular, head, compass point, distributor point, breaker point, stop, point in time, spot, level
detail, particular, item(noun)
a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
"it was perfect in all details"
a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection
"they reduced the price on many items"
detail, item, point(noun)
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
"several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
period, stage, power point, full point, gunpoint, pointedness, decimal point, degree, dot, percentage point, detail, peak, full stop, point, token, tip, particular, head, compass point, distributor point, breaker point, stop, point in time, spot, level, contingent
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"-Philip Guedalla
A distinct physical object.
Tweezers are great for manipulating small items.
A matter for discussion in an agenda.
The first item for discussion is the budget for next year's picnic.
Two people who are having a relationship with each other.
Jack and Jill are an item.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A circumstance (Latin circum, around, and sto, stand), is something existing or occurring in connection with or relation to some other fact or event, modifying or throwing light upon the principal matter without affecting its essential character; an accompaniment is something that unites with the principal matter, tho not necessary to it; as, the piano accompaniment to a song; a concomitant goes with a thing in natural connection, but in a subordinate capacity, or perhaps in contrast; as, cheerfulness is a concomitant of virtue. A circumstance is not strictly, nor usually, an occasion, condition, effect, or result. (See these words under CAUSE.) Nor is the circumstance properly an incident. (See under ACCIDENT.) We say, "My decision will depend upon circumstances" — not "upon incidents." That a man wore a blue necktie would not probably be the cause, occasion, condition, or concomitant of his committing murder; but it might be a very important circumstance in identifying him as the murderer. All the circumstances make up the situation. A certain disease is the cause of a man's death; his suffering is an incident; that he is in his own home, that he has good medical attendance, careful nursing, etc., are consolatory circumstances. With the same idea of subordination, we often say, "This is not a circumstance to that." So a person is said to be in easy circumstances. Compare EVENT.
"Mere situation is expressed by 'in the circumstances'; action affected is performed 'under the circumstances.'" [
Murray's"New English Dictionary"]
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How to use item in a sentence?
We’re very fortunate to have a very iconic item that’s on so many restaurant menus.
The epidemiological evidence available at this time suggests that a common meal item or ingredient served at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in several states is a likely source of this outbreak.
We have decided to recall everything currently on retailer shelves, and we are closing our scoop shops until we are 100 percent confident every item we sell is safe.
People often make the mistake of buying an item, and then are locked into decorating the room around that one item.
The decision was made several weeks ago not to sell products promoting the confederate flag and this item fell under that category and the associate made the right choice and did not complete the sale.
Translations for item
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- bod, předmět, položkaCzech
- punkt, stykkeDanish
- Element, Stück, Ding, ArtikelGerman
- ítem, ítSpanish
- juttu, kohta, esine, asiakohtaFinnish
- article, point, trucFrench
- հոդված, միավոր, միույթArmenian
- elemento, punto, articoloItalian
- koppeltje, object, artikel, agendapunt, stuk, exemplaarDutch
- articol, bucată, punct de agendă, exemplarRomanian
- вещь, предмет, штука, пунктRussian
- predmet, zadevaSlovene
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