issue issue  /ˈɪ ʃu/


  1. (n) an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
  2. (n) one of a series published periodically
  3. (n) some situation or event that is thought about
  4. (n) the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
  5. (n) supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
  6. (n) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
  7. (n) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  8. (n) the immediate descendants of a person
  9. (n) the becoming visible
  10. (n) an opening that permits escape or release
  11. (n) the act of issuing printed materials
  12. (v) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  13. (v) circulate or distribute or equip with
  14. (v) bring out an official document (such as a warrant)
  15. (v) come out of
  16. (v) make out and issue

Derived Word(s)


  1. PTI Magazine Archives - PTI Archives allows users to search past covers, articles and PTI Magazine back issues.
  2. This is a critical issue for people in this position, and it is also a critical issue to fight that fight for life, whether it be euthanasia or abortion.
  3. Their marriage foundered, she says, over boundary issues: she has none, he has many.


  1. New-Issue Leveraged Loan Yields Rise Amid High Yield Tremors

    The leveraged loan market's recent cooling has given some relief to long-suffering institutional investors, who have seen yields on new-issue loans slide noticeably over the past year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. State Police issue 'silver alert' for man, 75, with Alzheimer's disease

    State Police issue 'silver alert' for man, 75, with Alzheimer's disease
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Providence Journal

  3. Issue 24: The Queer Issue

    In this week's issue, we celebrate Pride Baltimore and the first year of gay marriage in Maryland with a feature by Kate Drabinski on the women behind WeDo Baltimore , the mass wedding scheduled for this weekend in Druid Hill Park, and another one by Michael Farley on the state of queer art in Baltimore. Also, check out our Pride Guide and our tour of Baltimore's gay bars . In Mobtown Beat, Van ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Baltimore City Paper


  1. "I understand how easy it is for this town to become consumed in the game of politics, to turn every issue into a running tally of who's up and who's down," Obama said in his opening remarks.
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsweek

  2. "We face a true planetary emergency," Mr. Gore said in a statement shortly after winning the prize on Friday. "The climate crisis is not a political issue."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "I am vetoing this bill because I have become convinced that this issue is of such significant societal importance that it deserves to be decided directly by all the people of Hawaii," Lingle said. "The subject of this legislation has touched...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Linda Lingle Source: CNN

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