Issue Is"sue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Issued} ([i^]sh"[-u]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Issuing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed place. [1913 Webster]

From it issued forced drops of blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To go out; to rush out; to sally forth; as, troops issued from the town, and attacked the besiegers. [1913 Webster]

3. To proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from springs; light issues from the sun. [1913 Webster]

4. To proceed, as progeny; to be derived; to be descended; to spring. [1913 Webster]

Of thy sons that shall issue from thee. --2 Kings xx. 18. [1913 Webster]

5. To extend; to pass or open; as, the path issues into the highway. [1913 Webster]

6. To be produced as an effect or result; to grow or accrue; to arise; to proceed; as, rents and profits issuing from land, tenements, or a capital stock. [1913 Webster]

7. To close; to end; to terminate; to turn out; as, we know not how the cause will issue. [1913 Webster]

8. (Law) In pleading, to come to a point in fact or law, on which the parties join issue. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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