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is·sue

 (ĭsh′o͞o)
n.
1.
a. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute: What legal and moral issues should we consider?
b. A matter of public concern: debated economic issues.
c. A misgiving, objection, or complaint: had issues with the plan to change the curriculum.
2.
a. A problem or difficulty.
b. A personal problem: is convinced that her boss has issues.
3.
a. The act of circulating, distributing, or publishing by a business, government, or organization: government issue of new bonds.
b. An item or set of items, as stamps or coins, made available at one time by a business, government, or organization.
c. A single copy of a periodical: the May issue of the magazine.
d. A distinct set of copies of an edition of a book distinguished from others of that edition by variations in the printed matter.
e. Proceeds from estates or fines.
f. Something proceeding from a specified source: suspicions that were the issue of a deranged mind.
g. A culminating point leading to a decision: bring a case to an issue.
h. A final result or conclusion, as a solution to a problem.
4.
a. The act or an instance of flowing, passing, or giving out: where the lake gives issue to its waters.
b. A place of egress; an outlet: a lake with no issue to the sea.
5. Medicine
a. A discharge, as of blood or pus.
b. A lesion, wound, or ulcer producing such a discharge.
6. Offspring; progeny: died without issue.
v. is·sued, is·su·ing, is·sues
v.intr.
1.
a. To flow, go, or come out: water issuing from a spring; voices issuing from a room. See Synonyms at appear.
b. To proceed from a source; emerge or come forth: ideas issuing from a discussion. See Synonyms at stem1.
c. To have as a consequence; result: discontent that issued in social unrest.
2. To accrue as proceeds or profit: Little money issued from the stocks.
3. To be born or be descended: generations issuing from an ancestor.
4. To be circulated or published: books issuing from a publisher.
v.tr.
1. To circulate or distribute in an official capacity: issued uniforms to the players.
2. To publish: issued periodic statements.
3. To pour forth or send out; emit: a chimney issuing smoke.
Idioms:
at issue
1. In question; in dispute: "Many people fail to grasp what is really at issue here" (Gail Sheehy).
2. At variance; in disagreement.
join issue
1. To enter into controversy.
2. Law To submit an issue for decision.
take issue
To take an opposing point of view; disagree.

[Middle English, from Old French eissue, issue, from Vulgar Latin *exūta, alteration of Latin exita, feminine past participle of exīre, to go out : ex-, ex- + īre, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

is′su·er n.
is′sue·less adj.
Usage Note: People often use issue to refer to a problem, difficulty, or condition, especially an embarrassing or discrediting one. The word is frequently used in the plural. Thus, a business executive who has been accused of fraud is said to have legal issues, a company facing bankruptcy has financial issues, and a person who picks fights may have anger management issues. Some people dislike this usage, claiming that it is imprecise or euphemistic. The majority of the Usage Panel frowned on it in 2002, but in just over ten years, opinion has shifted such that a majority now find it acceptable. In our 2013 survey, 78 percent of the Usage Panel accepted issue in these examples: That kid has issues and needs to see the guidance counselor. I don't want to hire someone who has issues with carrying out orders from an authority. Although the acceptance was lukewarm (about a third of the panelists found these sentences only "somewhat acceptable"), this is a substantial increase over the 39 percent who accepted similar sentences in 2002. A similar shift of opinion has occurred concerning the use of issue for a technical problem. In 2002, only 18 percent of Panelists approved of the sentence There were a number of issues installing the printer driver in the new release of the software. By 2013, approval had risen to 68 percent. Although issue is now widely acceptable, choosing another word, such as glitch, problem, or complication, can often lend precision to your writing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.issuing - 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"
supplying, provision, supply - the activity of supplying or providing something
stock issue - (corporation law) the authorization and delivery of shares of stock for sale to the public or the shares thus offered at a particular time
Translations

issuing

[ˈɪʃuːɪŋ] ADJ [company, office] (for shares) → emisor; (for passport, official document) → expedidor

issuing

n. salida.
References in classic literature ?
No one could resist her persuasive nods, or the fragrant invitation issuing from the nose of the coffee pot.
According to the orders of the preceding night, the heavy sleep of the army was broken by the rolling of the warning drums, whose rattling echoes were heard issuing, on the damp morning air, out of every vista of the woods, just as day began to draw the shaggy outlines of some tall pines of the vicinity, on the opening brightness of a soft and cloudless eastern sky.
For example, sir, in a dark, low, cross-beamed, panelled room of an old house, let us suppose a dead man, sitting in an arm-chair, with a blood-stain on his shirt-bosom, --and let us add to our hypothesis another man, issuing from the house, which he feels to be over-filled with the dead man's presence,--and let us lastly imagine him fleeing, Heaven knows whither, at the speed of a hurricane, by railroad
And thus have these naked Nantucketers, these sea hermits, issuing from their ant-hill in the sea, overrun and conquered the watery world like so many Alexanders; parcelling out among them the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, as the three pirate powers did Poland.
Issuing from the cabin, Stubb now called his boat's crew, and pulled off for the stranger.
Sometimes she was at her fort, issuing commands; sometimes she was careering over the plain at the head of her men; sometimes she was training her horse; once she said, reprovingly, "You are giving me the wrong foot; give me the left - don't you know it is good-bye?
We could see the streams which fed the torrent we had followed issuing from under the greenish ramparts of glaciers; but two or three of these, instead of flowing over the precipices, sank down into the rock and sprang in big jets out of holes in the mid-face of the walls.
He put the will carefully back in its place, and spread his mouth and swung his hat once, twice, three times around his head, in imitation of three rousing huzzahs, no sound issuing from his lips.
Tom partly uncovered a dismal caricature of a house with two gable ends to it and a corkscrew of smoke issuing from the chimney.
When she had read for half an hour she glanced out of the window and saw two figures issuing from the path through the woods.
And issuing from my asylum with precaution, I sought a back-stairs which conducted directly to the kitchen.
Kenneth was fortunately just issuing from his house to see a patient in the village as I came up the street; and my account of Catherine Linton's malady induced him to accompany me back immediately.