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. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
Nov. 03, 2018
Oct. 28, 2017
Feb. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
Jan. 28, 2017
Extinguishment of debt $ 750 $ 400 $ 344 $ 247      
Debt Instrument, Repurchase Amount 789 423 354 257 $ 789 $ 423  
Gains (losses) on early retirement of debt $ (28) 11 $ (5) $ (1) (33) 10 $ 0
Debt repaid         1,101 954 751
seven point four five senior debentures due 2017 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt         $ 0 300 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.45%       7.45%    
Five Point Nine Percent Senior Notes Due Two Thousand Sixteen [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt         $ 0 0 577
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 5.90%       5.90%    
Seven Point Four Five Percent Senior Debentures Due Two Thousand Sixteen [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt         $ 0 0 59
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.45%       7.45%    
6.9% senior debentures due 2029 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 114       $ 204 3 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.90%       6.90%    
4.5% Senior notes due 2034 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 103       $ 183 0 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 4.50%       4.50%    
7.0% senior debentures due 2028 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 155       $ 182 2 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.00%       7.00%    
6.65% senior debentures due 2024 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 164       $ 175 4 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.65%       6.65%    
6.7% senior debentures due 2028 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt         $ 94 3 0
6.79% Senior Debentures Due 2027 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 94       $ 94 0 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.79%       6.79%    
Six Point Three Seven Five Percent Senior Notes Due Two Thousand Thirty Seven [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 34 $ 96     $ 77 $ 231 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.375% 6.375%     6.375% 6.375%  
Six Point Seven Percent Senior Debentures Due Two Thousand Thirty Four [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 35 $ 108     $ 63 $ 136 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 6.70% 6.70%     6.70% 6.70%  
6.9% senior debentures due 2032 [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt         $ 15 $ 219 0
Eight Point Seven Five Percent Senior Debentures Due Two Thousand Twenty Nine [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 5 $ 43     $ 5 $ 43 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 8.75% 8.75%     8.75% 8.75%  
Seven Point Eight Seven Five Percent Senior Debentures Due Two Thousand Thirty [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt $ 2 $ 6     $ 2 $ 6 0
Debt instrument interest rate, stated percentage 7.875% 7.875%     7.875% 7.875%  
Seven Point Eight Seven Five Percent Senior Notes Due Two Thousand Thirty-Six [Member]              
Extinguishment of debt         $ 0 $ 0 108
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         $ 1 $ 1 $ 1