itemize

[ahy-tuh-mahyz]
verb (used with object), itemized, itemizing.
1.
to state by items; give the particulars of; list the individual units or parts of: to itemize an account.
2.
to list as an item or separate part: to itemize deductions on an income-tax return.
verb (used without object), itemized, itemizing.
3.
to compute an income-tax return by listing separately all assets, credits, allowable deductions, losses, etc.
Also, especially British, itemise.


Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; item + -ize

itemization, noun
itemizer, noun
misitemized, adjective
nonitemized, adjective
nonitemizer, noun
reitemize, verb (used with object), reitemized, reitemizing.
unitemized, adjective
well-itemized, adjective
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itemize or itemise (ˈaɪtəˌmaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to put on a list or make a list of
 
itemise or itemise
 
vb
 
itemi'zation or itemise
 
n
 
itemi'sation or itemise
 
n

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Example sentences
As they answer, itemize the ingredients of the foods and have the students
  identify which ingredients are grown locally.
Many retirees who no longer pay a lot of mortgage interest don't have large
  enough deductions to itemize.
To itemize these elements isn't to say they can't be powerful.
People who itemize their tax returns are the people in the top two tax brackets.
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