[ ahy-tuh-mahyz ]
/ ˈaɪ təˌmaɪz /
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verb (used with object), i·tem·ized, i·tem·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), i·tem·ized, i·tem·iz·ing.
to compute an income-tax return by listing separately all assets, credits, allowable deductions, losses, etc.
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Also especially British, i·tem·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM itemize
i·tem·i·za·tion, nouni·tem·iz·er, nounmis·i·tem·ized, adjectivenon·i·tem·ized, adjective
non·i·tem·iz·er, nounre·i·tem·ize, verb (used with object), re·i·tem·ized, re·i·tem·iz·ing.un·i·tem·ized, adjectivewell-i·tem·ized, adjective
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How to use itemize in a sentence
This itemization of Southern methods of resistance was in line with Confederate threats at a moment when the sky looked black.Great Britain and the American Civil War|Ephraim Douglass Adams
But the same method may be employed less justly and yet have more effect than any mere itemization of physical details.The Technique of Fiction Writing|Robert Saunders Dowst
British Dictionary definitions for itemize
/ (ˈaɪtəˌmaɪz) /
(tr) to put on a list or make a list of
Derived forms of itemizeitemization or itemisation, noun
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