line item



A unit of information in a document, record, or statement, shown on a separate line of its own. Line items often refers to a budget element that is separately identified.

Use line item in a sentence

  • You may want to keep an eye out for any line item that looks out of place and remember to do more research on it later.

    6 people found this helpful
  • When looking at multiple monetary categories of a business such as revenue, cost of sales, gross profit, admin expenses, etc. it is most helpful to have these displayed on separate line items on the document, to avoid confusion.

    3 people found this helpful
  • I was shown the line item and I was told to do something with it, but I didn't really know what it was.

    9 people found this helpful
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos

Mentioned in these terms

Have a question about line item? Ask for help in the
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z