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itemize

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verb item·ize \ˈī-tə-ˌmīz\

Simple Definition of itemize

  • : to create a detailed list of (things)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of itemize

itemized

itemizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to set down in detail or by particulars :  list <itemized all expenses>

Examples of itemize in a sentence

  1. a list of itemized expenses

  2. <itemized the expenses for the business trip>



1857

First Known Use of itemize

1857


ITEMIZE Defined for Kids

itemize

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verb item·ize \ˈī-tə-ˌmīz\

Definition of itemize for Students

itemized

itemizing

  1. :  to set down one by one :  list




Law Dictionary

itemize

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transitive verb item·ize \ˈī-tə-ˌmīz\

Legal Definition of itemize

itemized

itemizing

  1. :  to list in detail or by particulars <itemize deductions>





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