More definitions of "issue":
- (noun): The act of issuing printed materials.
- (noun): Supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government.
Synonyms: military issue, government issue
- (verb): Bring out an official document (such as a warrant).
- (noun): An important question that is in dispute and must be settled.
Example: "The issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone"; "politicians never discuss the real issues"
- (verb): Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale.
Synonyms: publish, bring out, put out, release
- (noun): The provision of something by issuing it (usually in quantity).
Example: "A new issue of stamps"; "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"
Synonyms: issuing, issuance
- (noun): An opening that permits escape or release.
Example: "The canyon had only one issue"
Synonyms: exit, outlet, way out
- (noun): A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
Synonyms: consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, upshot
- (noun): The immediate descendants of a person.
Example: "He died without issue"
Synonyms: offspring, progeny
- (noun): The income arising from land or other property.
Synonyms: return, proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff
- (verb): Circulate or distribute or equip with.
Example: "Issue a new uniform to the children"
Famous quotes containing the word issue:
“For Banquos issue have I filed my mind;
For them the gracious Duncan have I murdered;
Put rancors in the vessel of my peace
Only for them; and mine eternal jewel
Given to the common enemy of man,
To make them kings, the seeds of Banquo kings!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.”
—Joseph Conrad (18571924)
“Most people see no reason to stop arguing just because an issue has been decided.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)