|1.||[ noun ] an important question that is in dispute and must be settled|
"the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone" "politicians never discuss the real issues"
|Related terms:||content quodlibet|
|2.||[ noun ] (writing) one of a series published periodically|
"she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom"
|Related terms:||periodical edition series|
|3.||[ noun ] the provision of something by issuing it (usually in quantity)|
"a new issue of stamps" "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"
|Related terms:||provision stock_issue|
|4.||[ noun ] some situation or event that is thought about|
|Synonyms:||subject matter topic|
"he kept drifting off the topic" "he had been thinking about the subject for several years" "it is a matter for the police"
|Related terms:||content area res_judicata blind_spot count|
|5.||[ verb ] (news) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale|
|Synonyms:||publish release bring_out put_out|
"publish a magazine or newspaper"
|Related terms:||publicize edit release publication publisher publisher publication issuer publisher|
|6.||[ verb ] circulate or distribute or equip with|
"issue a new uniform to the children" "supply blankets for the beds"
|Related terms:||recall distribute free reissue unblock provision issuer|
|7.||[ verb ] bring out an official document,such as a warrant|
|8.||[ verb ] come out of|
|Synonyms:||emerge come_out come_forth go_forth egress|
"Water issued from the hole in the wall" "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
|Related terms:||come_out radiate escape debouch fall leak exit emergence egress|
|9.||[ noun ] (finance,business) supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government|
|Related terms:||store stores military|
|10.||[ noun ] the immediate descendants of a person|
"she was the mother of many offspring" "he died without issue"
|Related terms:||relative child baby grandchild firstborn successor bastard|
|11.||[ noun ] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon|
|Synonyms:||effect result consequence outcome upshot event|
"the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise" "his decision had depressing consequences for business" "he acted very wise after the event"
|Related terms:||phenomenon product change response impact aftermath by-product influence offspring dent aftereffect spillover side_effect coriolis_effect knock-on_effect harvest coattails_effect butterfly_effect domino_effect placebo_effect outgrowth position_effect brisance repercussion bandwagon_effect effect effect eventuate|
|12.||[ verb ] (writing) make out and issue|
|Synonyms:||make_out cut write_out|
"write out a check" "cut a ticket" "Please make the check out to me"
|Related terms:||write check|
|13.||[ noun ] (business) the income arising from land or other property|
|Synonyms:||proceeds takings return yield payoff take|
"the average return was about 5%"
|Related terms:||income economic_rent payback render|
|14.||[ noun ] the becoming visible|
"not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
|Related terms:||beginning dissilience eruption|
|15.||[ noun ] an opening that permits escape or release|
|Synonyms:||way_out exit outlet|
"he blocked the way out" "the canyon had only one issue"
|Related terms:||opening outfall|
|16.||[ noun ] (printing,business) the act of issuing printed materials|
|Related terms:||printing print publish|