ALL meanings of issue

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  • noun issue the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution: the issue of food and blankets to flood victims. 1
  • noun issue something that is printed or published and distributed, especially a given number of a periodical: Have you seen the latest issue of the magazine? 1
  • noun issue something that is sent out or put forth in any form. 1
  • noun issue 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. 1
  • noun issue a point in question or a matter that is in dispute, as between contending parties in an action at law. 1
  • noun issue a point, matter, or dispute, the decision of which is of special or public importance: the political issues. 1
  • noun issue a point, the decision of which determines a matter: The real issue in the strike was the right to bargain collectively. 1
  • noun issue a point at which a matter is ready for decision: to bring a case to an issue. 1
  • noun issue something proceeding from any source, as a product, effect, result, or consequence: His words were the issue of an intelligent man. 1
  • noun issue Often, issues. 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. 1
  • noun issue the ultimate result, event, or outcome of a proceeding, affair, etc.: the issue of a contest. 1
  • noun issue a distribution of food rations, clothing, equipment, or ammunition to a number of officers or enlisted soldiers, or to a military unit. 1
  • noun issue offspring; progeny: to die without issue. 1
  • noun issue a going, coming, passing, or flowing out: free issue and entry. 1
  • noun issue a place or means of egress; outlet or exit. 1
  • noun issue something that comes out, as an outflowing stream. 1
  • noun issue Pathology. a discharge of blood, pus, or the like. an incision, ulcer, or the like, emitting such a discharge. 1
  • noun issue issues, English Law. the profits from land or other property. 1
  • noun issue the printing of copies of a work from the original setting of type with some slight changes: the third issue of the poem. 1
  • noun issue Obsolete. a proceeding or action. 1
  • verb with object issue to put out; deliver for use, sale, etc.; put into circulation. 1
  • verb with object issue to mint, print, or publish for sale or distribution: to issue a new coin; to issue a reprint of a book. 1
  • verb with object issue to distribute (food, clothing, etc.) to one or more officers or enlisted soldiers or to a military unit. 1
  • verb with object issue to send out; discharge; emit. 1
  • verb without object issue to go, pass, or flow out; come forth; emerge: to issue forth to battle. 1
  • verb without object issue to be sent, put forth, or distributed authoritatively or publicly, as a legal writ or money. 1
  • verb without object issue to be published, as a book. 1
  • verb without object issue to originate or proceed from any source. 1
  • verb without object issue to arise as a result or consequence; result: a reaction that issues from the stimulus. 1
  • verb without object issue Chiefly Law. to proceed as offspring, or be born or descended. 1
  • verb without object issue Chiefly Law. to come as a yield or profit, as from land. 1
  • verb without object issue Archaic. to have the specified outcome, result, etc. (often followed by in). 1
  • verb without object issue Obsolete. to end; terminate. 1
  • idioms issue at issue, being disputed or under discussion. being at opposite viewpoints; in disagreement: Medical experts are still at issue over the proper use of tranquilizers. 1
  • idioms issue join issue, to enter into controversy or take exception to. to submit an issue jointly for legal decision. 1
  • idioms issue take issue, to disagree; dispute: He took issue with me on my proposal for a new advertising campaign. 1
  • transitive verb issue distribute 1
  • transitive verb issue publish 1
  • intransitive verb issue distribute sth to sb 1
  • intransitive verb issue be emitted 1
  • intransitive verb issue give, send sb sth 1
  • noun issue problem, dispute 1
  • noun issue stamps 1
  • noun issue Supply or distribute (something). 1
  • noun issue publication: edition 1
  • noun issue distribution 1
  • noun issue emission 1
  • noun issue promulgation 1
  • noun issue sending out 1
  • noun issue finance: bonds 1
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