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issue

 
Noun issue has 11 senses
  1. issue - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    content, cognitive content, mental object
    --1 has particulars: quodlibet
  2. issue, number - one of a series published periodically; "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom"
    --2 is a kind of periodical
    --2 is a member of series, serial, serial publication
    --2 has particulars: edition
    Derived form: verb issue1
  3. issue, issuing, issuance - 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"
    --3 is a kind of provision, supply, supplying
    --3 has particulars: stock issue
    Derived form: verb issue2
  4. topic, subject, issue, matter - some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
    --4 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
    --4 has particulars: blind spot; res judicata, res adjudicata; area
  5. issue, military issue, government issue - supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
    --5 is a kind of store, stock, fund
    Derived form: verb issue2
  6. offspring, progeny, issue - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
    --6 is a kind of relative, relation
    --6 has particulars:
     baby; bastard, by-blow, love child, illegitimate child, illegitimate, whoreson; child, kid; firstborn, eldest; grandchild; successor, heir
  7. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
    --7 is a kind of phenomenon
    --7 has particulars:
     offspring, materialization, materialisation; aftereffect; aftermath, wake, backwash; bandwagon effect; brisance; butterfly effect; by-product, byproduct; change; coattails effect; Coriolis effect; dent; domino effect; harvest; impact, wallop; influence; knock-on effect; outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset; product; placebo effect; position effect; repercussion, reverberation; response; side effect, fallout; spillover
  8. return, issue, proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff - the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
    --8 is a kind of income
    --8 has particulars: economic rent, rent; payback
  9. emergence, egress, issue - the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
    --9 is a kind of beginning
    --9 has particulars: eruption; dissilience
  10. exit, issue, outlet, way out - an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
    --10 is a kind of opening
    --10 has particulars: outfall
    Derived form: verb issue4
  11. issue, publication - the act of issuing printed materials
    --11 is a kind of printing
    Derived forms: verb issue3, verb issue1
Verb issue has 5 senses
  1. publish, bring out, put out, issue, release - prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper"
    --1 is one way to publicize, publicise, air, bare
    Derived forms: noun issue11, noun issue2, noun issuer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. issue, supply - circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"
    --2 is one way to distribute
    Antonyms: recall
    Derived forms: noun issue3, noun issue5, noun issuer1, noun issuing1
    Sample sentences:
    They issue the money to them
    They issue them the money
  3. issue - bring out an official document (such as a warrant)
    --3 is one way to
    communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived form: noun issue11
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress - come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
    Derived form: noun issue10
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. write out, issue, make out, cut - make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"
    --5 is one way to write
    Sample sentence:
    The banks issue the check
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