Definitions For Issue


  • The act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
  • The act of issuing printed materials
  • An opening that permits escape or release
  • Some situation or event that is thought about
  • An important question that is in dispute and must be settled
  • One of a series published periodically
  • The becoming visible
  • The immediate descendants of a person
  • A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
  • Supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
  • Something that people are talking about, thinking about, etc. : an important subject or topic
  • The version of a newspaper, magazine, etc., that is published at a particular time
  • The act of officially making something available or giving something to people to be used : the act of issuing something


  • Come out of
  • Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  • Bring out an official document (such as a warrant)
  • Make out and issue
  • Circulate or distribute or equip with
  • To give (something) to someone in an official way : to give or supply (something) to (someone)
  • To make (something) available to be sold or used
  • To announce (something) in a public and official way

Is Issue a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Issue is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

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.
  • 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.

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Antonyms for Issue

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