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 for item
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Item \I"tem\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Itemed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To make a note or memorandum of.
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           I have itemed it in my memory.           --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  item \i"tem\, adv. [L. See Iterate.]
     Also; as an additional article.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  item \i"tem\, n. [From Item, adv.]
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     1. An article; a separate particular in an account; as, the
        items in a bill; he picked up four items at the drug
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     2. A hint; an innuendo. [Obs.]
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              A secret item was given to some of the bishops . . .
              to absent themselves.                 --Fuller.
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     3. A short article in a newspaper; a paragraph; as, an item
        concerning the weather.
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     4. 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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: (used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length
             of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla
      n 1: 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" [syn: item, point]
      2: a small part that can be considered separately from the
         whole; "it was perfect in all details" [syn: detail,
         particular, item]
      3: a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list
         or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
      4: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the
         whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of
         information" [syn: detail, item, point]
      5: an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error'
         contains three tokens of `r'" [syn: token, item]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  162 Moby Thesaurus words for "item":
     above, additionally, adjunct, adversaria, again, aide-memoire,
     all included, along, also, altogether, among other things, and all,
     and also, and so, annotation, appurtenance, article,
     article of commerce, article of merchandise, as well, aspect,
     au reste, beside, besides, beyond, case, circumstance, citation,
     commodity, component, constituent, contents, contingent, count,
     credit, cross reference, cross section, datum, debit,
     demonstration, detachment, detail, division, docket, dole,
     double entry, drug, element, else, en plus, entity, entry, example,
     exemplification, extra, facet, fact, factor, farther, feature,
     filler, fixings, footnote, for lagniappe, fraction, further,
     furthermore, illustration, in addition, incidental, individual,
     ingredient, installment, instance, integer, integrant, inter alia,
     into the bargain, jotting, lead item, leader, likewise,
     loss leader, makings, marginal note, marginalia, matter, memo,
     memoir, memorandum, memorial, mention, minor detail, minute,
     minutes, minutia, minutiae, module, more, moreover, notation, note,
     notice, on the side, on top of, over, parcel, part,
     part and parcel, particular, percentage, person, persona, piece,
     plus, point, portion, product, quadrant, quarter, quota, quotation,
     random sample, reference, regard, register, registry, remainder,
     reminder, respect, sample, sampling, scholia, scholium, seconds,
     section, sector, segment, share, similarly, single, single entry,
     singleton, soul, special, specialty, standard article, staple,
     staple item, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, then, therewith,
     thing, to boot, too, unit, vendible, ware, well, yet

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  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. 

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