Definitions for issue

Definitions for (noun) issue

Main entry: issuance, issue, issuing

Definition: the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)

Usage: a new issue of stamps; the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago

Main entry: publication, issue

Definition: the act of issuing printed materials

Main entry: exit, issue, outlet, way out

Definition: an opening that permits escape or release

Usage: he blocked the way out; the canyon had only one issue

Main entry: topic, subject, matter, issue

Definition: some situation or event that is thought about

Usage: he kept drifting off the topic; he had been thinking about the subject for several years; it is a matter for the police

Main entry: issue

Definition: an important question that is in dispute and must be settled

Usage: the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone; politicians never discuss the real issues

Main entry: number, issue

Definition: one of a series published periodically

Usage: she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

Main entry: issue, egress, emergence

Definition: the becoming visible

Usage: not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

Main entry: offspring, issue, progeny

Definition: the immediate descendants of a person

Usage: she was the mother of many offspring; he died without issue

Main entry: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot

Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

Main entry: proceeds, return, yield, payoff, take, takings, issue

Definition: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Usage: the average return was about 5%

Main entry: government issue, military issue, issue

Definition: supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government

Definitions for (verb) issue

Main entry: egress, issue, emerge, go forth, come forth, come out

Definition: come out of

Usage: Water issued from the hole in the wall; The words seemed to come out by themselves

Main entry: release, publish, put out, bring out, issue

Definition: prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

Usage: publish a magazine or newspaper

Main entry: issue

Definition: bring out an official document (such as a warrant)

Main entry: write out, cut, issue, make out

Definition: make out and issue

Usage: write out a check; cut a ticket; Please make the check out to me

Main entry: supply, issue

Definition: circulate or distribute or equip with

Usage: issue a new uniform to the children; supply blankets for the beds

Visual thesaurus for issue