Synonyms of issue in English:

issue


See definition of issue

noun

1‘the committee has yet to meet to discuss the issue’

SYNONYMS
matter, matter in question, affair, business, subject, topic, question, point, point at issue, item, thing, case, concern, theme
proceeding, situation, occasion, circumstance
problem, bone of contention, controversy, argument

2‘there's something of an issue with resupply at the moment’

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problem, difficulty, complication, difficult situation, snag, predicament, plight, hitch, catch, drawback, pitfall, handicap, impediment, hindrance, obstacle, hurdle, stumbling block, obstruction, barrier
trouble, worry, mess, muddle, mix-up
catch-22, vexed question, quandary, the rub
informal fly in the ointment, prob, headache, hiccup, dilemma, hassle, pickle, fix, tight spot, how-do-you-do, job, gremlin, facer
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works
dated cumber
literary trammel

3‘the victory was celebrated with the issue of a special stamp’

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issuing, issuance, publication, publishing
circulation, distribution, supplying, supply, sending out, delivery
appearance

4‘the latest issue of our magazine’

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edition, number, instalment, copy
printing, imprint, impression, version, publication

5‘she died without issue in 1635’

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offspring, descendants, heirs, successors, children, sons or daughters, progeny, scions, family, youngsters, babies
informal kids
derogatory spawn
archaic seed, fruit, fruit of one's loins

6‘an issue of blood’

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discharge, emission, release, outflow, outflowing, outpouring, outrush, rush, flood, deluge, spurt, jet, cascade, stream, torrent, gush
flow, flux, outflux, welling
leakage, escape, drain, drainage
excretion, secretion, ejection, disgorgement, debouchment, emanation, exudation, exuding, venting, effluence, effluent, effusion
technical efflux

7‘his perseverance certainly merited a favourable issue’

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result, outcome, consequence, end result, net result, upshot, effect, after-effect, aftermath, conclusion, end, denouement
informal pay-off

verb

1‘writs were issued against the contractors’

SYNONYMS
send out, put out
release, deliver
publish, announce, proclaim, broadcast, promulgate, communicate, impart, purvey, circulate, distribute, spread, disseminate
literary bruit about, bruit abroad, utter
ANTONYMS

withdraw

2‘the captain issued the crew with side arms’

SYNONYMS
supply, provide, furnish, arm, equip, fit out, rig out, kit out, accoutre, outfit, fit up
provision, stock, purvey, accommodate
present, invest, endow, favour
informal fix up
ANTONYMS

withdraw

3‘savoury smells began to issue from the kitchen’

SYNONYMS
emanate, emerge, proceed, exude, discharge, flow, flow forth, flow out, pour, pour forth, pour out, gush, gush forth, gush out, come, come forth, come out, seep, seep forth, seep out, ooze, ooze forth, ooze out, spread out
be uttered, be emitted, be transmitted

4‘surprising profits might issue from the unwinding of a few giant companies’

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result, follow, ensue, develop, stem, spring, arise, start, derive, evolve, proceed, emerge, emanate, flow
be got, be had, be taken
be caused by, be the result of, be brought about by, be brought on by, be produced by, originate in, have its origin in, attend, accompany, be consequent on
supervene on
ANTONYMS

bring about


Phrases

    at issue

    ‘at issue here is the definition of a work of art’


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    take issue

    ‘I take issue with your assertion’


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    archaic


    ANTONYMS

    agree