the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution:
the issue of food and blankets to flood victims.
something that is printed or published and distributed, especially a given number of a periodical:
Have you seen the latest issue of the magazine?
something that is sent out or put forth in any form.
a quantity of something that is officially offered for sale or put into circulation at one time:
a new issue of commemorative stamps; a new bond issue.
a point in question or a matter that is in dispute, as between contending parties in an action at law.
a point, matter, or dispute, the decision of which is of special or public importance:
the political issues.
a point, the decision of which determines a matter:
The real issue in the strike was the right to bargain collectively.
a point at which a matter is ready for decision:
to bring a case to an issue.
something proceeding from any source, as a product, effect, result, or consequence:
His words were the issue of an intelligent man.
a personal or emotional problem:
I had issues that prevented me from doing well in school.
any problem or difficulty:
Sorry I’m late—I had an issue with parking.
the ultimate result, event, or outcome of a proceeding, affair, etc.:
the issue of a contest.
a distribution of food rations, clothing, equipment, or ammunition to a number of officers or enlisted soldiers, or to a military unit.
to die without issue.
a going, coming, passing, or flowing out:
free issue and entry.
a place or means of egress; outlet or exit.
something that comes out, as an outflowing stream.
a discharge of blood, pus, or the like.
an incision, ulcer, or the like, emitting such a discharge.
issues, English Law. the profits from land or other property.
the printing of copies of a work from the original setting of type with some slight changes:
the third issue of the poem.
Obsolete. a proceeding or action.
verb (used with object), issued, issuing.
to put out; deliver for use, sale, etc.; put into circulation.
to mint, print, or publish for sale or distribution:
to issue a new coin; to issue a reprint of a book.
to distribute (food, clothing, etc.) to one or more officers or enlisted soldiers or to a military unit.
to send out; discharge; emit.
verb (used without object), issued, issuing.
to go, pass, or flow out; come forth; emerge:
to issue forth to battle.
to be sent, put forth, or distributed authoritatively or publicly, as a legal writ or money.
to be published, as a book.
to originate or proceed from any source.
to arise as a result or consequence; result:
a reaction that issues from the stimulus.
Chiefly Law. to proceed as offspring, or be born or descended.
Chiefly Law. to come as a yield or profit, as from land.
Archaic. to have the specified outcome, result, etc. (often followed by in).
Obsolete. to end; terminate.
being disputed or under discussion.
being at opposite viewpoints; in disagreement:
Medical experts are still at issue over the proper use of tranquilizers.
to enter into controversy or take exception to.
to submit an issue jointly for legal decision.
take issue, to disagree; dispute:
He took issue with me on my proposal for a new advertising campaign.
the act of sending or giving out something; supply; delivery
something issued; an edition of stamps, a magazine, etc
the number of identical items, such as banknotes or shares in a company, that become available at a particular time
the act of emerging; outflow; discharge
something flowing out, such as a river
a place of outflow; outlet
the descendants of a person; offspring; progeny
a topic of interest or discussion
an important subject requiring a decision
an outcome or consequence; result
a suppurating sore
discharge from a wound
(law) the matter remaining in dispute between the parties to an action after the pleadings
the yield from or profits arising out of land or other property
(military) the allocation of items of government stores, such as food, clothing, and ammunition
the system for recording current loans
the number of books loaned in a specified period
(obsolete) an act, deed, or proceeding
force the issue, to compel decision on some matter
to join in controversy
to submit an issue for adjudication
take issue, to disagree
verb -sues, -suing, -sued
to come forth or emerge or cause to come forth or emerge
to publish or deliver (a newspaper, magazine, etc)
(transitive) to make known or announce
(intransitive) to originate or proceed
(intransitive) to be a consequence; result
(intransitive) foll by in. to end or terminate
to give out or allocate (equipment, a certificate, etc) officially to someone
(foll by with) to supply officially (with)
issue is·sue (ĭsh’ōō)
A discharge, as of blood or pus.
A lesion, a wound, or an ulcer that produces a discharge of this sort.
A problem •Colloquial: We have an issue with irregular newspaper delivery
take issue with
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