issue

issue
1. noun
1)

the committee discussed the issue

Syn:
matter, matter in question, question, point, point at issue, affair, case, subject, topic; problem, bone of contention
2)

the issue of a special stamp

Syn:
issuing, publication, publishing, printing; circulation, distribution
3)

the latest issue of our magazine

Syn:
edition, number, copy, installment, volume, publication
4) Law

she died without issue

Syn:
offspring, descendants, heirs, successors, children, progeny, family; archaic seed, fruit (of one's loins)
5)

an issue of water

Syn:
discharge, emission, release, outflow, outflowing, secretion, emanation, exudation, effluence; technical efflux
2. verb
1)

the mayor issued a statement

Syn:
send out, put out, release, deliver, publish, announce, pronounce, broadcast, communicate, circulate, distribute, disseminate, transmit
2)

the students were issued with new uniforms

Syn:
supply, provide, furnish, arm, equip, fit out, rig out; Brit. kit out; informal fix up
3)

the smell of onion issued from the kitchen

Syn:
emanate, emerge, exude, flow (out/forth), pour (out/forth); be emitted
4)

large profits might issue from the deal

Syn:
result from, follow, ensue from, stem from, spring (forth) from, arise from, proceed from, come (forth) from; be the result of, be brought on/about by, be produced by

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  • issue — issue …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • issue — [ isy ] n. f. • XIIe; de issu 1 ♦ Vx Action de sortir. 2 ♦ Mod. Ouverture, passage offrant la possibilité de sortir. ⇒ dégagement, 1. porte, sortie. Chercher une issue. Une issue de secours. « Toutes les issues de ma chambre étaient fortement… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • issue — is·sue 1 / i ˌshü, ˌsyü/ n 1 pl: proceeds from a source of revenue (as an estate) rents, issue s, and profits 2: one or more lineal descendants died without issue compare …   Law dictionary

  • Issue — Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a nobleman,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • issue — [ish′o͞o; ] chiefly Brit [ is′yo͞o] n. [OFr pp. of issir, to go out < L exire < ex , out + ire, to go: see YEAR] 1. an outgoing; outflow; passing out 2. Archaic a way out; exit; outlet 3. a result; consequence; upshot 4. offspring; a child… …   English World dictionary

  • issue — ► NOUN 1) an important topic for debate or resolution. 2) the action of issuing. 3) each of a regular series of publications. 4) formal or Law children of one s own. ► VERB (issues, issued …   English terms dictionary

  • issue — [n1] point in question affair, argument, concern, contention, controversy, matter, matter of contention, point, point of departure, problem, puzzle, question, subject, topic; concepts 278,532 issue [n2] result causatum, conclusion, consequence,… …   New thesaurus

  • Issue — may refer to:* Issue (legal), a legal term * Issue (comics), a monthly Korean comics anthology magazine * Issues (album), an album by Korn * Issue (computers), a unit of work to accomplish an improvement in a data system * Issue tracking system,… …   Wikipedia

  • Issue — Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), v. t. 1. To send out; to put into circulation; as, to issue notes from a bank. [1913 Webster] 2. To deliver for use; as, to issue provisions. [1913 Webster] 3. To send out officially; to deliver by authority; as, to issue an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Issue — Is sue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Issued} ([i^]sh [ u]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Issuing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed place. [1913 Webster] From it issued forced drops of blood. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To go… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Issue 1 — is an expression which refers to the first edition of a publication such as a magazine, comic, or e zine, and is also used to denote the initial direction or output of creativity.Issue 1s are often sought for the following reasons:* The sometimes …   Wikipedia

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