Synonyms of item
1 articleDictionary • The most valuable item on show will be a Picasso.
article • household articles
thing • What's that thing in the middle of the fountain?
object • an object the shape of a coconut
piece • There was a piece about him on television.
unit • Agriculture was based in the past on the family as a unit.
component • Enriched uranium is a key component of nuclear weapons.
2 matterDictionary • The other item on the agenda is the tour.
matter • It was a private matter.
point • The most interesting point about the village is its religion.
issue • Is it right for the Church to express a view on political issues?
question • The whole question of aid is a tricky political one.
concern • Feminism must address issues beyond the concerns of middle-class whites.
detail • I recall every detail of the party.
subject • It was I who first raised the subject of plastic surgery.
feature • The gardens are a special feature of this property.
particular • The nurses at the admission desk asked for her particulars.
affair • The government has mishandled the whole affair.
aspect • Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
entry • Her diary entry for that day records his visit.
theme • The novel's central theme is the conflict between men and women.
consideration • Price was a major consideration in our choice of house.
topic • They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
3 reportDictionary • There was an item in the paper about him.
report • Press reports vary dramatically.
story • Those are some of the top stories in the news.
account • He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
feature • a special feature on breast cancer research
paragraph • The length of a paragraph should depend on the information it contains.
bulletin • the early morning news bulletin
dispatch • this dispatch from our West Africa correspondent
communiqué • The call came in a communiqué sent to the Irish Prime Minister.
PHRASE:▷ an item
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accountAn account is a written or spoken report of something that has happened.
• He gave a detailed account of what had happened that night.
affairIf an event or a series of events has been mentioned and you want to talk about it again, you can refer to it as the affair.
• The government has mishandled the whole affair.
articleYou can refer to objects as articles of some kind.
• household articles
Thesaurus for item from the Collins English Thesaurus
a thing or unit, esp included in a list or collection
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