issue


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Issue \Is"sue\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Issued ([i^]sh"[-u]d); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Issuing.]
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   1. To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed
      place.
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            From it issued forced drops of blood. --Shak.
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   2. To go out; to rush out; to sally forth; as, troops issued
      from the town, and attacked the besiegers.
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   3. To proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from
      springs; light issues from the sun.
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   4. To proceed, as progeny; to be derived; to be descended; to
      spring.
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            Of thy sons that shall issue from thee. --2 Kings
                                                  xx. 18.
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   5. To extend; to pass or open; as, the path issues into the
      highway.
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   6. 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.
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   7. To close; to end; to terminate; to turn out; as, we know
      not how the cause will issue.
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   8. (Law) In pleading, to come to a point in fact or law, on
      which the parties join issue.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Issue \Is"sue\ ([i^]sh"[-u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue,
   fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from +
   ire to go, akin to Gr. 'ie`nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went,
   used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. Ambition, Count a
   nobleman, Commence, Errant, Exit, Eyre, Initial,
   Yede went.]
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   1. 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.
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   2. 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.
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   3. 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.
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   4. Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law,
      sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from
      a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.
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            If the king
            Should without issue die.             --Shak.
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   5. 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.
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   6. A discharge of flux, as of blood. --Matt. ix. 20.
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   7. (Med.) 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.
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   8. The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event;
      hence, contest; test; trial.
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            Come forth to view
            The issue of the exploit.             --Shak.
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            While it is hot, I 'll put it to the issue. --Shak.
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   9. 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.
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   10. (Law) 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. --Blount. Cowell.
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   At issue, in controversy; disputed; opposing or contesting;
      hence, at variance; disagreeing; inconsistent.
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            As much at issue with the summer day
            As if you brought a candle out of doors. --Mrs.
                                                  Browning.
      

   Bank of issue, Collateral issue, etc. See under Bank,
      Collateral, etc.

   Issue pea, a pea, or a similar round body, used to maintain
      irritation in a wound, and promote the secretion and
      discharge of pus.

   To join issue, or To take issue, to take opposing sides
      in a matter in controversy.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Issue \Is"sue\ ([i^]sh"[-u]), v. t.
   1. To send out; to put into circulation; as, to issue notes
      from a bank.
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   2. To deliver for use; as, to issue provisions.
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   3. To send out officially; to deliver by authority; as, to
      issue an order; to issue a writ.
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