Issue in a sentence

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Definition of Issue

  • The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out from any inclosed place; egress; as, the issue of water from a pipe, of blood from a wound, of air from a bellows, of people from a house.
  • The act of sending out, or causing to go forth; delivery; issuance; as, the issue of an order from a commanding officer; the issue of money from a treasury.
  • That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper.
  • Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law, sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.
  • Produce of the earth, or profits of land, tenements, or other property; as, A conveyed to B all his right for a term of years, with all the issues, rents, and profits.
  • A discharge of flux, as of blood.
  • An artificial ulcer, usually made in the fleshy part of the arm or leg, to produce the secretion and discharge of pus for the relief of some affected part.
  • The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event; hence, contest; test; trial.
  • A point in debate or controversy on which the parties take affirmative and negative positions; a presentation of alternatives between which to choose or decide; a point of contention; a matter in controversy.
  • In pleading, a single material point of law or fact depending in the suit, which, being affirmed on the one side and denied on the other, is presented for determination. See General issue, under General, and Feigned issue, under Feigned.
  • To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed place.
  • To go out; to rush out; to sally forth; as, troops issued from the town, and attacked the besiegers.
  • To proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from springs; light issues from the sun.
  • To proceed, as progeny; to be derived; to be descended; to spring.
  • To extend; to pass or open; as, the path issues into the highway.
  • To be produced as an effect or result; to grow or accrue; to arise; to proceed; as, rents and profits issuing from land, tenements, or a capital stock.
  • To close; to end; to terminate; to turn out; as, we know not how the cause will issue.
  • In pleading, to come to a point in fact or law, on which the parties join issue.
  • To send out; to put into circulation; as, to issue notes from a bank.
  • To deliver for use; as, to issue provisions.
  • To send out officially; to deliver by authority; as, to issue an order; to issue a writ.
  • the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
  • the act of issuing printed materials
  • an opening that permits escape or release
  • some situation or event that is thought about
  • an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
  • one of a series published periodically
  • the becoming visible
  • the immediate descendants of a person
  • a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
  • supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
  • come out of
  • prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  • bring out an official document (such as a warrant)
  • make out and issue
  • circulate or distribute or equip with

How to use issue in a sentence. Issue pronunciation.

She had seen the issue also clearly.
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How large do small issues seem till we have faced the momentous things!
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The idealism which had been born with him had met its reward in a labour herculean at the least, and the infinite drudgery of the practical issues came in a terrible pressure of conviction to his mind.
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The same issue of the 'Review' tells us that the Rev. Dr. William Lancaster, archdeacon of Middlesex, objected strongly to the dispersal of anti-stage tracts at the door of _his_ church, on the grounds that they tended "to teach the ignorant People to swear and curse.
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Both of the items printed in this issue are reproduced, with permission, from copies in the library of the University of Michigan.
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At present we offer a minimum of six issues annually.
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With this issue we conclude our publications for the First Year.
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If your membership expires, please send us your renewal before May 1, so that you will not miss the first issue of the Second Year.
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Phoebicius ended his prayer to-day-a prayer for strength to break his wife's strong spirit, for a successful issue to his revenge on her seducer-ended it without haste, and with careful observance of all the prescribed forms.
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Moreover, the remoteness of their friends favoured economy; they could easily decline invitations, and need not often issue them.
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Her husband's desire to increase his income had rather unsettled her; she exaggerated the importance of to-day's interview, and resolved with nervous energy to bring it to a successful issue, if Miss Derrick should prove a possible companion.
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Emmeline and her husband held a council that night, and resolved that, whatever the issue of Louise's appeal to her stepfather, this was a very good opportunity for getting rid of their guest.
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Perhaps this was the only possible issue of the difficulties in which they had all become involved; neither Louise nor her parents could be dealt with in the rational, peaceful way preferred by well-conditioned people.
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For my father's sake, the hearts of hundreds waited the issue, and prayed for me!
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The father did not move, but smoke ceased to issue from his lips, and his eyes, fixed upon Horace, widened a little in puzzled amusement.
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But, all said and done, the issue had been of her own seeking.
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By removing himself, and awaiting the issue afar off, he gained time and opportunity for reflection.
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To have the fact forced upon him (a fact he seriously believed it) that his wife could not be depended upon even for elementary generosity of thought, was at this moment especially disastrous; it weighed the balance against his feelings of justice and humanity, hitherto, no matter how he acted, always preponderant over the baser issues of character and circumstance.
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Surely the real test, not of Democracy, which was not a live political issue in Shakespear's time, but of impartiality in judging classes, which is what one demands from a great human poet, is not that he should flatter the poor and denounce the rich, but that he should weigh them both in the same balance.
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On the other hand, _The Times'_ reply to an inquiry as to whether they would present to each reader half a ton of supplements was that they had done so for some years past; and _The Daily Mirror_ did not deny that they were considering the proposal to present a framed copy of the portrait of John Tiffinch which appeared in their issue of February 29, 1913.
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Examples of Issue

Example #1
He would give himself up, and the whole story would be the scandal of Europe.
Example #2
Excited as she was, she had seen the inflexibility of his purpose.
Example #3
It is true that the larger life has pleasures and expanding capacities; but it is truer still that it has perils, events which try the soul as it is never tried in the smaller life-unless, indeed, the soul be that of the Epicurean.
Example #4
It has the rare fire of aggression; is ever more upon the offence than upon the defence; has, withal, the false lure of freedom from restraint, the throbbing force of sympathy.
Example #5
The mind did not shrink from any thought of the dangers in which he would be placed, from any vision of the struggle he must have with intrigue, and treachery and vileness.
Example #6
He realised fully his situation.