[noun] an important question that is in dispute and must be settled; "the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone"; "politicians never discuss the real issues"
[noun] one of a series published periodically; "she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom" Synonyms:number
[noun] the provision of something by issuing it (usually in quantity); "a new issue of stamps"; "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago" Synonyms:issuing, issuance
[noun] some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police" Synonyms:topic, subject, matter
[noun] supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government Synonyms:military government
[noun] the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue" Synonyms:offspring, progeny
[noun] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event" Synonyms:consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, upshot