flow adds to spring a suggestion of abundance or ease of inception.
words flowed easily from her pen
issue suggests emerging from confinement through an outlet.
blood issued from the cut
emanate applies to the coming of something immaterial (such as a thought) from a source.
reports emanating from the capital
proceed stresses place of origin, derivation, parentage, or logical cause.
advice that proceeds from the best of intentions
stem implies originating by dividing or branching off from something as an outgrowth or subordinate development.
industries stemming from space research
Examples of issue in a Sentence
She is concerned with a variety of social issues.
Water purity is a public health issue.
The President's speech addressed a number of important issues.
campaign issues like education and defense
The issue is poverty, not race: to talk about race is simply to confuse the issue.
The case involves some complicated legal issues.
He should stop dodging the issue and make a decision now.
There's an interesting article on page 12 of this issue.
the most recent issue of the magazine Verb
Each employee will be issued an identification card.
The Post Office will issue a new first-class stamp.
The company plans to raise money by issuing more stock.
The bank will be issuing a new credit card.
the bank's newly issued credit card
The king issued a decree forbidding all protests.
A severe storm warning has been issued.
The police have issued a warrant for her arrest.
A steady flow of lava issued from a crack in the rock. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Mankiewicz also championed an examination into television news’ coverage of high profile missing person cases and the role race plays in story selection, making Dateline the first network news program to take on the controversial issue.—Dateline Nbc, NBC News, 28 Nov. 2023 Bradford Betz is a Fox News Digital breaking reporter covering crime, political issues, and much more.—Bradford Betz, Fox News, 27 Nov. 2023 Wright added that part of the issue is how nowadays studio executives are encouraged to set years-long plans related to IP.—Zack Sharf, Variety, 27 Nov. 2023 One potential model is the Arab Peace Initiative, which proposed full Arab recognition of Israel in exchange for an end to the occupation that began in 1967, a just resolution of the Palestinian refugee issue, and the establishment of a Palestinian state.—Matthew Duss, Foreign Affairs, 27 Nov. 2023 Among them was Britney's conservatorship that had kept her under watch of her dad, Jamie, which Britney claimed caused issues between her and Jamie Lynn.—Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 27 Nov. 2023 One of those issues came into global focus over the unsolicited kiss that Luis Rubiales, then president of the Spanish soccer federation, forced on Hermoso during the awards ceremony for Spain’s World Cup winners, causing an international scandal.—Eduard Cauich, Los Angeles Times, 26 Nov. 2023 And the record lows in net international migration to the U.S. are a major contributing factor to the issue, experts have said, with immigration backlogs deepening the shortage.—Kimmy Yam, NBC News, 15 Nov. 2023 Child trafficking is not a conservative or a liberal issue.—Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Nov. 2023
The head of Iran’s Department of Environment issued a statement at COP26 saying that the reason Iran hadn’t taken steps to tackle the climate crisis is because of the United States sanctions.—Sanam Mahoozi, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 The judge did not issue an immediate ruling on Gaulden’s motion after receiving the government’s reply Monday.—Nancy Dillon, Rolling Stone, 28 Nov. 2023 The Texas Supreme Court will also issue a decision on state prosecutors' request to throw out the case entirely.—Nadine El-Bawab, ABC News, 28 Nov. 2023 Chancellor Russell Perkins issued the order the same day Hall filed his lawsuit, which was largely brought forth under seal, obscuring most details.—Jonathan Mattise, Fortune, 27 Nov. 2023 Arabella Advisors and its offshoots are under investigation by Washington, D.C., Attorney General Brian Schwalb, who issued subpoenas to the network in September for information on financial mismanagement allegations.—Gabe Kaminsky, Washington Examiner, 27 Nov. 2023 North Korea’s foreign ministry said the statement only showed how dysfunctional the Security Council had become, with some member states blindly following the United States in issuing meaningless statements.—Reuters, NBC News, 27 Nov. 2023 The letter included the latest, and perhaps the most visceral, in a recent wave of warnings issued in courtrooms about the dangers lurking in the 2024 presidential election cycle.—Scott MacFarlane, CBS News, 26 Nov. 2023 That special election must occur between 70 and 80 days after the proclamation is issued.—Bridget Bowman, NBC News, 16 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English, exit, proceeds, from Anglo-French, from issir to come out, go out, from Latin exire to go out, from ex- + ire to go; akin to Goth iddja he went, Greek ienai to go, Sanskrit eti he goes
Middle English issuen "to go out, flow out," derived from early French issir "to come or go out," from Latin exire "to go out," from ex- "out of, from" and ire "to go" — related to exit, itinerary, transit