Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Financing (Detail Of Debt Repayments) (Details)

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Financing (Detail Of Debt Repayments) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Feb. 01, 2020
Feb. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
Nov. 03, 2018
Oct. 28, 2017
Feb. 01, 2020
Feb. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
Extinguishment of debt $ 525 $ 750 $ 400 $ 344 $ 247      
Debt Instrument, Repurchase Amount 553 789 423 354 257 $ 553 $ 789 $ 423
Gains (losses) on early retirement of debt (30) (28) 11 $ (5) $ (1) (30) (33) 10
Debt repaid           567 1,101 954
seven point four five senior debentures due 2017 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           0 0 300
8.5% Senior Debentures Due 2019 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           36 0 0
4.375% Senior notes due 2023 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt $ 190         $ 190 0 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 4.375%         4.375%    
6.9% senior debentures due 2029 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt $ 113 $ 114       $ 113 $ 204 3
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.90% 6.90%       6.90% 6.90%  
4.5% Senior notes due 2034 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 103       $ 0 $ 183 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage   4.50%         4.50%  
7.0% senior debentures due 2028 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt $ 12 $ 155       $ 12 $ 182 2
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.00% 7.00%       7.00% 7.00%  
6.65% senior debentures due 2024 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 164       $ 0 $ 175 4
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.65% 6.65%       6.65% 6.65%  
6.7% senior notes due 2028 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           $ 0 $ 94 3
6.79% Senior Debentures Due 2027 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 94       $ 0 $ 94 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.79% 6.79%       6.79% 6.79%  
6.375% Senior notes due 2037 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 34 $ 96     $ 0 $ 77 $ 231
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.375% 6.375% 6.375%     6.375% 6.375% 6.375%
6.7% Senior debentures due 2034 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 35 $ 108     $ 0 $ 63 $ 136
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.70% 6.70% 6.70%     6.70% 6.70% 6.70%
6.9% senior debentures due 2032 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           $ 0 $ 15 $ 219
8.75% Senior Debentures Due 2029 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 5 $ 43     $ 0 $ 5 $ 43
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 8.75% 8.75% 8.75%     8.75% 8.75% 8.75%
7.875% Senior Debentures Due 2030 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt   $ 2 $ 6     $ 0 $ 2 $ 6
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.875% 7.875% 7.875%     7.875% 7.875% 7.875%
9.5% Amortizing Debentures Due 2021 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           $ 4 $ 4 $ 4
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 9.50%         9.50%    
9.75% Amortizing Debentures Due 2021 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           $ 2 2 2
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 9.75%         9.75%    
Capital Lease and Other Long-Term Obligations [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt           $ 0 1 1
3.875% Senior notes due 2022 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt $ 100         $ 100 0 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 3.875%         3.875%    
2.875% Senior notes due 2023 [Member]                
Extinguishment of debt $ 110         $ 110 $ 0 $ 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 2.875%         2.875%