Synonyms and Antonyms of issue

  1. 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <one of the issues of the Civil War was a resolution to the question of states' rights> Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, effect, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotRelated Words ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

  2. 2 a place or means of going out <since the lake is the issue of the polluted river, it is becoming polluted as well> Synonyms egress, exit, outletRelated Words escape, escape hatch, release; gate, mouth, opening, passage, ventNear Antonyms access, entrée (or entree)Antonyms entrance, entranceway, entry, entryway, ingress

  3. 3 the descendants of a person, animal, or plant <someone who dies without issue might have their estate turned over to the state> Synonyms fruit, get, offspring, posterity, progeny, seed, spawnRelated Words brood, hatch, litter, young; child, scion; family, kin; lineage, stockNear Antonyms ancestor, antecedent, father, forebear (also forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, parent, primogenitor, progenitor



Synonyms and Antonyms of issue

  1. 1 to produce and release for distribution in printed form <plans to issue a monthly newsletter> Synonyms get out, publish, print, put outRelated Words copublish; reissue, reprint, republish; serialize; contribute, edit, syndicate; manufacture, produce; distribute, marketNear Antonyms censor, suppress

  2. 2 to throw or give off <a volcano issuing vast clouds of hot ash> Synonyms cast, discharge, emanate, evolve, exhale, expel, expire [archaic], give out, irradiate, emit, radiate, release, send (out), shoot, throw out, ventRelated Words eliminate, evacuate, excrete, exude, ooze, secrete; eject, erupt, gush, jet, outpour, pour, spew, spout, spray, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms absorb, inhale, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up

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