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.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed
      [1913 Webster]

            From it issued forced drops of blood. --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To go out; to rush out; to sally forth; as, troops issued
      from the town, and attacked the besiegers.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. To proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from
      springs; light issues from the sun.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. To proceed, as progeny; to be derived; to be descended; to
      [1913 Webster]

            Of thy sons that shall issue from thee. --2 Kings
                                                  xx. 18.
      [1913 Webster]

   5. To extend; to pass or open; as, the path issues into the
      [1913 Webster]

   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.
      [1913 Webster]

   7. To close; to end; to terminate; to turn out; as, we know
      not how the cause will issue.
      [1913 Webster]

   8. (Law) In pleading, to come to a point in fact or law, on
      which the parties join issue.
      [1913 Webster]

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.]
   [1913 Webster]
   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.
      [1913 Webster]

   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.
      [1913 Webster]

   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.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law,
      sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from
      a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.
      [1913 Webster]

            If the king
            Should without issue die.             --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   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.
      [1913 Webster]

   6. A discharge of flux, as of blood. --Matt. ix. 20.
      [1913 Webster]

   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.
      [1913 Webster]

   8. The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event;
      hence, contest; test; trial.
      [1913 Webster]

            Come forth to view
            The issue of the exploit.             --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

            While it is hot, I 'll put it to the issue. --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   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.
      [1913 Webster +PJC]

   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.
       [1913 Webster]

   At issue, in controversy; disputed; opposing or contesting;
      hence, at variance; disagreeing; inconsistent.
      [1913 Webster]

            As much at issue with the summer day
            As if you brought a candle out of doors. --Mrs.

   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.
      [1913 Webster]

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.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To deliver for use; as, to issue provisions.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. To send out officially; to deliver by authority; as, to
      issue an order; to issue a writ.
      [1913 Webster]
Feedback Form