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itemnoun article, asset, commodity, component, constituent, count, detail, effect, element, entity, entry, gadget, good, ingredient, merchandise, object, pars, part, particular, piece, piece of information, piece of news, point, possession, product, res, salable commodity, sepaaate paragraph, singleton, specification, staple, story, unit, vendible, ware
Associated concepts: item of appropriation, item on deposit, itemization of damages, itemized account
See also: article, component, count, detail, division, element, entity, entry, member, object, particular, particularity, possession, product, property, provision, record, specification, technicality, term, title, trait
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.