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    issue - Dictionary definition and meaning for word issue

    Definition
    (noun) an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    Example Sentence
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
    Definition
    (noun) one of a series published periodically
    Synonyms : number
    Example Sentence
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room
    Definition
    (noun) some situation or event that is thought about
    Synonyms : matter , subject , topic
    Example Sentence
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police
    Definition
    (noun) the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
    Synonyms : issuance , issuing
    Example Sentence
    • a new issue of stamps
    • the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago
    Definition
    (noun) supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government Definition
    (noun) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    Synonyms : payoff , proceeds , return , take , takings , yield
    Example Sentence
    • the average return was about 5%
    Definition
    (noun) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    Synonyms : consequence , effect , event , outcome , result , upshot
    Example Sentence
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
    Definition
    (noun) the immediate descendants of a person
    Synonyms : offspring , progeny
    Example Sentence
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue
    Definition
    (noun) the becoming visible
    Synonyms : egress , emergence
    Example Sentence
    • not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins
    Definition
    (noun) an opening that permits escape or release
    Synonyms : exit , outlet , way out
    Example Sentence
    • he blocked the way out
    • the canyon had only one issue
    Definition
    (noun) the act of issuing printed materials
    Synonyms : publication
    Definition
    (verb) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    Synonyms : bring out , publish , put out , release
    Example Sentence
    • publish a magazine or newspaper
    Definition
    (verb) circulate or distribute or equip with
    Synonyms : supply
    Example Sentence
    • issue a new uniform to the children
    • supply blankets for the beds
    Definition
    (verb) bring out an official document (such as a warrant) Definition
    (verb) come out of
    Example Sentence
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves
    Definition
    (verb) make out and issue
    Synonyms : cut , make out , write out
    Example Sentence
    • write out a check
    • cut a ticket
    • Please make the check out to me
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