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synonyms for issue

  • affair
  • argument
  • concern
  • controversy
  • matter
  • point
  • problem
  • question
  • subject
  • topic
  • contention
  • puzzle
  • matter of contention
  • point of departure
See also synonyms for: issued / issues / issuing
  • brood
  • get
  • progeny
  • seed
  • posterity
  • offspring
  • descendants
  • heirs
  • progeniture
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antonyms for issue

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  • agreement
  • harmony
  • cause
  • origin
  • parent
  • source
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The verb issue is often used of a number of persons, a mass of matter, or a volume of smoke, sound, or the like, coming forth through any outlet or outlets: The crowd issued from the building. Emerge is used of coming forth from a place shut off from view, or from concealment, or the like, into sight and notice: The sun emerges from behind the clouds. Emanate is used of intangible things, as light or ideas, spreading from a source: Rumors often emanate from irresponsible persons.

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How to use issue in a sentence

He was more explicit about this disparagement during an event in Pennsylvania earlier this year, when he charged that Biden “has got some big issues” because the former vice president is so often seen wearing a mask.
IN 160 WORDS, TRUMP REVEALS HOW LITTLE HE CARES ABOUT THE PANDEMICPHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They want to pass good legislation, because it’s not just a political-messaging issue.
WHY HOUSE DEMOCRATS HAVE GOOD REASON TO BE ANXIOUS ABOUT NO CORONAVIRUS RELIEF DEALAMBER PHILLIPSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Among them, 61 percent said voter fraud is a major problem with voting by mail, with only 1 percent saying it’s not an issue at all.
TRUMP CONTRADICTS CDC DIRECTOR ON VACCINE; BIDEN SAYS AMERICANS SHOULDN’T TRUST TRUMPCOLBY ITKOWITZ, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If you run into any issues at the polls during early voting or on Election Day, ask a poll worker for help.
PROPUBLICA’S PANDEMIC GUIDE TO MAKING SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTSBY SUSIE ARMITAGESEPTEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
This tactic is now becoming more overt, and it is spreading to other issues.
TRUMP’S INCREASINGLY OVERT EFFORT TO PRETEND BIDEN IS ACTUALLY PRESIDENTAARON BLAKESEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Since the machines are finicky and prone to error, most of the qubits will be devoted to correcting for those issues.
IBM PLANS A HUGE LEAP IN SUPERFAST QUANTUM COMPUTING BY 2023RHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Dalio himself spent as much as 70 hours a week working on the issues, said the person close to the firm, and the risk levels have been at historic norms since about August.
THE LOSSES CONTINUE TO PILE UP FOR HEDGE FUND KING RAY DALIOBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Tristan was creating a line of products to address a set of issues they didn’t have or couldn’t see, so therefore they must not be real or at least not big enough to be worth their time and money.
‘HOW I BUILT THIS’ HOST GUY RAZ ON INSIGHTS FROM SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS ENTREPRENEURSRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The place was well defended by earthworks and natural parapets, and for several hours the issue of the contest was doubtful.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In one sense, then, the new issue has adequate expansibility for ordinary needs.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
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WORDS RELATED TO ISSUE

  • apply
  • apportion
  • authorize
  • bring
  • contribute
  • deal
  • deliver
  • disburse
  • distribute
  • dole out
  • execute
  • extend
  • furnish
  • give
  • impose
  • inflict
  • issue
  • measure out
  • mete out
  • offer
  • perform
  • portion
  • proffer
  • provide
  • regulate
  • serve
  • supply
  • tender
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