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i·tem·ize

 (ī′tə-mīz′)
v. i·tem·ized, i·tem·iz·ing, i·tem·iz·es
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
To list deductions from taxable income on a tax return: This benefit is available only to taxpayers who itemize.

i′tem·i·za′tion (ī′tə-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
i′tem·iz′er n.

itemize

(ˈaɪtəˌmaɪz) or

itemise

vb
(tr) to put on a list or make a list of
ˌitemiˈzation, ˌitemiˈsation n

i•tem•ize

(ˈaɪ təˌmaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to state or present by items; give the particulars of: to itemize an account.
2. to list as an item.
v.i.
3. to list separately all allowable deductions in computing income tax.
[1855–60, Amer.]
i`tem•i•za′tion, n.
i′tem•iz`er, n.

itemize


Past participle: itemized
Gerund: itemizing

Imperative
itemize
itemize
Present
I itemize
you itemize
he/she/it itemizes
we itemize
you itemize
they itemize
Preterite
I itemized
you itemized
he/she/it itemized
we itemized
you itemized
they itemized
Present Continuous
I am itemizing
you are itemizing
he/she/it is itemizing
we are itemizing
you are itemizing
they are itemizing
Present Perfect
I have itemized
you have itemized
he/she/it has itemized
we have itemized
you have itemized
they have itemized
Past Continuous
I was itemizing
you were itemizing
he/she/it was itemizing
we were itemizing
you were itemizing
they were itemizing
Past Perfect
I had itemized
you had itemized
he/she/it had itemized
we had itemized
you had itemized
they had itemized
Future
I will itemize
you will itemize
he/she/it will itemize
we will itemize
you will itemize
they will itemize
Future Perfect
I will have itemized
you will have itemized
he/she/it will have itemized
we will have itemized
you will have itemized
they will have itemized
Future Continuous
I will be itemizing
you will be itemizing
he/she/it will be itemizing
we will be itemizing
you will be itemizing
they will be itemizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been itemizing
you have been itemizing
he/she/it has been itemizing
we have been itemizing
you have been itemizing
they have been itemizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been itemizing
you will have been itemizing
he/she/it will have been itemizing
we will have been itemizing
you will have been itemizing
they will have been itemizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been itemizing
you had been itemizing
he/she/it had been itemizing
we had been itemizing
you had been itemizing
they had been itemizing
Conditional
I would itemize
you would itemize
he/she/it would itemize
we would itemize
you would itemize
they would itemize
Past Conditional
I would have itemized
you would have itemized
he/she/it would have itemized
we would have itemized
you would have itemized
they would have itemized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.itemize - specify individually; "She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered"; "The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug"
list, name - give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
identify, name - give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
2.itemize - place on a list of items; "itemize one's tax deductions"
number, list - enumerate; "We must number the names of the great mathematicians"

itemize

itemize

verb
To name or specify one by one:
Translations

itemize

[ˈaɪtəmaɪz] VTdetallar
itemized bill (of customer) → cuenta f detallada (Comm) → factura f detallada

itemize

[ˈaɪtəmaɪz] vt
(= make a list of) → détailler
[+ bill] → détailleritemized bill nfacture f détailléeIt Girl n (mainly British)femme f in , femme f en vogue

itemize

vtspezifizieren, einzeln aufführen; to itemize a billdie Rechnungsposten einzeln aufführen, die Rechnung spezifizieren

itemize

[ˈaɪtəˌmaɪz] vtspecificare (uno/a per uno/a), dettagliare
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If they are greater than the standard deduction ($7,550 for heads of household for 2006 tax returns, $5,150 for single fliers), you should itemize.
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The reason most taxpayers itemize is because they are home owners, so it is not surprising that nearly 70 percent of the tax benefits associated with this vital tax incentive goes to households earning less than $200,000 a year.
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He also said the calculators assume a homeowner is itemizing his taxes to write off the mortgage interest and property taxes, when in reality only half of taxpayers actually do itemize.
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