v. i·tem·ized, i·tem·iz·ing, i·tem·iz·es
1. To place or include on a list of items: itemized her expenses on the proper form.
2. To list the items of: itemized the expense account.
To list deductions from taxable income on a tax return: This benefit is available only to taxpayers who itemize.
i′tem·i·zation (ī′tə-mĭ-zāshən) n.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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