Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: item
IPA transcription: ['aɪtəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: item, point
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: detail, particular, item
    Meaning: a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"
  • Synonyms: item
    Meaning: a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
  • Synonyms: detail, item, point
    Meaning: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: item
    Meaning: (used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla
Usage examples
  • The shaven face of the priest is a further item to the same effect.
  • It was in the form of a public warning and news item, and read as follows:
  • If you won't give me them, I will have every item out of the trucks and make a new list.
  • To fill our heads, like a scrapbook, with this and that item as a finished and done-for thing, is not to think.
  • "Here's an item: 'Twelve Plymouth Rocks, twelve dollars;' and farther down: 'Twelve Plymouth Rocks, eighteen dollars.'"
  • "I saw that same item and several others besides, and I have only told the truth when I say that a large number of people are considering the possibilities of music as a substitute for drugs.
  • Meanwhile, as every one she cared to see came to HER (and she could fill her rooms as easily as the Beauforts, and without adding a single item to the menu of her suppers), she did not suffer from her geographic isolation.
  • The second item was the ingenious and varied forms of conveyor belt, devised and used by Edison at the concentrating works, and subsequently developed into a separate and extensive business by an engineer to whom he gave permission to use his plans and patterns.
  • The searching look of the eyes, the sharp voice, the hard knotty fingers, the thin straight lips, the long silences, the "front-piece" that didn't match her hair, the very obvious "parting" that seemed sewed in with linen thread on black net,--there was not a single item that appealed to Rebecca.