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issue

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1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause

  • one of the issues of the Civil War was a resolution to the question of statesʼ rights
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matter of course

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2 a place or means of going out

  • since the lake is the issue of the polluted river, it is becoming polluted as well
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3 the descendants of a person, animal, or plant

  • someone who dies without issue might have their estate turned over to the state
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issue

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1 to produce and release for distribution in printed form

  • plans to issue a monthly newsletter
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come out with

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2 to throw or give off

  • a volcano issuing vast clouds of hot ash
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spring, arise, rise, originate, derive, flow, issue, emanate, proceed, stem mean to come up or out of something into existence. spring implies rapid or sudden emerging.
    • an idea that springs to mind
arise and rise may both convey the fact of coming into existence or notice but rise often stresses gradual growth or ascent.
    • new questions have arisen
    • slowly rose to prominence
originate implies a definite source or starting point.
    • the fire originated in the basement
derive implies a prior existence in another form.
    • the holiday derives from an ancient Roman feast
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

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