THEMES, TOPICS, ISSUES
R E F E R E N C E S
Issue n [ME, exit, proceeds, fr. MF, fr. OF, fr. issir to come out, go out, fr. L exire to go out, fr. ex- + ire to go; akin to Goth iddja he went, Gk ienai to go. Skt eti he goes] [14c] 1pl: proceeds from a source of revenue [as an estate] 2: the action of going, coming, or flowing out: Egress Emergence 3: a means or place of going out: Exit, Outlet 4: Offspring, Progeny [died without __] 5a: a final outcome that usu. constitutes a solution [as of a problem] or resolution [as of a difficulty] b obs: a final conclusion or decision about something arrived at after consideration c archaic. Termination, end [hope that his enterprise would have a prosperous __ -T.B. Macaulay] 6a: a matter that is in dispute between two or more parties b: the point at which an unsettled matter is ready for a decision [brought the matter to an __] 7: a discharge [as of blood] from the body 8a: something coming forth from a specified source [__s of a disordered imagination] b obs: Deed 9a: the act of publishing or officially giving out or making available [the next _- of commemorative stamps] [__ of supplies by the quartermaster] b: the thing or the whole quantity of things given out at one time [read the latest __] --at issue 1: in a state of controversy: in disagreement 2 also in issue: under discussion or in dispute
2 Issue vi [124c] 1a: to go, come, or flow out b: to come forth: Emerge c: to come to an issue of law or fact in pleading 2: Accrue [profits issuing from the sale of the stock] 3: to descend from a specified parent or ancestor 4: to be a consequence or final outcome: Emanate, Result 5: to appear or become available through being officially put forth or distributed 6: Eventuate Terminate -vt 1: to cause to come forth: Discharge, Emit 2a: to put forth or distribute usu. officially [government issued a new airmail stamp] -__ orders] b: to send out for sale or circulation: Publish c Brit: Provide 2b, supply -syn see Spring
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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