a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
(used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla
an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
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"
an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"
use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children"
a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"