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See: Periodical Publication, Task Issue, Research Problem.



  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) issue (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"
    • S: (n) issue, number (one of a series published periodically) "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room"
    • S: (n) topic, subject, issue, matter (some situation or event that is thought about) "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
    • S: (n) issue, issuing, issuance (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"
    • S: (n) issue, military issue, government issue (supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government)
    • S: (n) return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff (the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property) "the average return was about 5%"
    • S: (n) consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon) "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
    • S: (n) offspring, progeny, issue (the immediate descendants of a person) "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
    • S: (n) emergence, egress, issue (the becoming visible) "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
    • S: (n) exit, issue, outlet, way out (an opening that permits escape or release) "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
    • S: (n) issue, publication (the act of issuing printed materials)
    • S: (v) publish, bring out, put out, issue, release (prepare and issue for public distribution or sale) "publish a magazine or newspaper"
    • S: (v) issue, supply (circulate or distribute or equip with) "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"
    • S: (v) issue (bring out an official document (such as a warrant))
    • S: (v) issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress (come out of) "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
    • S: (v) write out, issue, make out, cut (make out and issue) "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"