Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

is·sue

issue

 
 
pronunciation:
I shu
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is made, sent out, or published.
Did you get the June issue of this magazine?
synonyms:
installment, publication
similar words:
journal, magazine, newspaper, periodical, serial
definition 2: a point or subject in question or being talked about.
The students talked about the issue of saving energy.
synonyms:
concern, matter, point, question
similar words:
business, consideration, focus, subject, topic
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: issues, issuing, issued
definition 1: to make, give out, or publish.
The officer issued parking tickets.The government issues money.
synonyms:
produce, publish
similar words:
distribute, print, run
definition 2: to give out to members of the military.
The soldiers were issued food and supplies.
synonyms:
dispense
similar words:
distribute, furnish, provide, ration, supply
derivation: issuer (n.)