Definition of issue

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • issue is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • issue is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • issue is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of issue


  • a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. consequence
    2. effect
    3. event
    4. outcome
    5. result
    6. upshot
  • the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. payoff
    2. proceeds
    3. return
    4. take
    5. takings
    6. yield
  • circulate or distribute or equip with (verb)

    Examples

    1. issue a new uniform to the children

    Synonyms

    1. supply
  • come out of (verb)

    Examples

    1. Water issued from the hole in the wall

    Synonyms

    1. come forth
    2. come out
    3. egress
    4. emerge
    5. go forth
  • the act of issuing printed materials (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. publication
  • one of a series published periodically (noun)

    Examples

    1. she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

    Synonyms

    1. number
  • an opening that permits escape or release (noun)

    Examples

    1. the canyon had only one issue

    Synonyms

    1. exit
    2. outlet
    3. way out
  • the becoming visible (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. egress
    2. emergence
  • prepare and issue for public distribution or sale (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bring out
    2. publish
    3. put out
    4. release
  • supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. government issue
    2. military issue
  • the immediate descendants of a person (noun)

    Examples

    1. he died without issue

    Synonyms

    1. offspring
    2. progeny
  • the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity) (noun)

    Examples

    1. a new issue of stamps
    2. the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago

    Synonyms

    1. issuance
    2. issuing
  • make out and issue (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. cut
    2. make out
    3. write out
  • some situation or event that is thought about (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. matter
    2. subject
    3. topic
  • an important question that is in dispute and must be settled (noun)

    Examples

    1. the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    2. politicians never discuss the real issues
  • bring out an official document (such as a warrant) (verb)

See definition of issue in Merriam Webster

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