|adv.||1.||Also; as an additional article.|
|n.||1.||An article; a separate particular in an account; |
|2.||A hint; an innuendo.|
|3.||A short article in a newspaper; a paragraph; |
|4.||A topic or piece of information having the salacious character of gossip, especially a romantic relation between two people; |
|v. t.||1.||To make a note or memorandum of.|
|Noun||1.||item - 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"|
|2.||item - a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"|
|3.||item - a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"|
|4.||item - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"|
|5.||item - an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"|
|Adv.||1.||item - (used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla|
ITEM. Also; likewise; in like manner.; again; a second time. These are the
various meanings of this Latin adverb. Vide Construction.
2. In law it is to be construed conjunctively, in the sense. of and, or also, in such a manner as to connect sentences. If therefore a testator bequeath a legacy to Peter payable out of a particular fund, or charged upon a particular estate, item a legacy to James, James' legacy as well as Peter's will be a charge upon the same property. 1 Atk. 436; 3 Atk. 256 1 Bro. C. C. 482; 1 Rolle's Ab. 844; 1 Mod. 100; Cro. Car. 368; Vaugh. 262; 2 Rop. on Leg. 849; 1 Salk. 234. Vide Disjunctive.