Is·sue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Issued p. pr. & vb. n. Issuing.]
1. To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed place.
From it issued forced drops of blood. --Shak.
2. To go out; to rush out; to sally forth; as, troops issued from the town, and attacked the besiegers.
3. To proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from springs; light issues from the sun.
4. To proceed, as progeny; to be derived; to be descended; to spring.
Of thy sons that shall issue from thee. --2 Kings xx. 18.
5. To extend; to pass or open; as, the path issues into the highway.
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.
7. To close; to end; to terminate; to turn out; as, we know not how the cause will issue.
8. Law In pleading, to come to a point in fact or law, on which the parties join issue.
n : the provision of something by issuing it (usually in
quantity); "a new issue of stamps"; "the last issue of
penicillin was over a month ago" [syn: issue, issuance]