Noun Definition

issue

1.Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Related Noun(s):upshot, consequence, event, result, outcome, effect

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Category: General

3.Definition: an opening that permits escape or release

"He blocked the way out", "The canyon had only one issue"

Related Noun(s):exit, outlet

Category: Objects

4.Definition: one of a series published periodically

"She found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room"

Related Noun(s):number

Category: General

5.Definition: some situation or event that is thought about

Related Noun(s):matter, subject, topic

Category: General

6.Definition: supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of issuing printed materials

Related Noun(s):publication

Category: General

8.Definition: the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)

"A new issue of stamps", "The last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"

Related Noun(s):issuance

Category: General

9.Definition: the becoming visible

Related Noun(s):emergence, egress

Category: General

10.Definition: the immediate descendants of a person

"She was the mother of many offspring", "He died without issue"

Related Noun(s):offspring, progeny

Category: People

11.Definition: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Related Noun(s):take, payoff, yield, takings, proceeds, return

Category: General