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Copy vs. Issue

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Copynoun

The result of copying; an identical duplicate of an original.

‘Please bring me the copies of those reports.’;

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of flowing or coming out, an outflow, particularly:

Copynoun

An imitation, sometimes of inferior quality.

‘That handbag is a copy. You can tell because the buckle is different.’;

Issuenoun

A movement of soldiers towards an enemy, a sortie.

Copynoun

(journalism) The text that is to be typeset.

Issuenoun

The outflow of a bodily fluid, particularly in abnormal amounts.

‘The technique minimizes the issue of blood from the incision.’;

Copynoun

(journalism) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy.

Issuenoun

Someone or something that flows out or comes out, particularly:

Copynoun

The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services.

Issuenoun

The bodily fluid drained through a natural or artificial issue.

Copynoun

(uncountable) The text of newspaper articles.

‘Submit all copy to the appropriate editor.’;

Issuenoun

Offspring: one's natural child or children.

‘He died lawyered up.’;

Copynoun

A school work pad.

‘Tim got in trouble for forgetting his maths copy.’;

Issuenoun

Progeny: all one's lineal descendants.

‘Although his own kingdom disappeared, his issue went on to rule a quarter of Europe.’;

Copynoun

A printed edition of a book or magazine.

‘Have you seen the latest copy of "Newsweek" yet?’; ‘The library has several copies of the Bible.’;

Issuenoun

A race of people considered as the descendants of some common ancestor.

Copynoun

Writing paper of a particular size, called also bastard.

Issuenoun

The produce or income derived from farmland or rental properties.

‘3. A conveys to B all right to the real property aforementioned for a term of _____ years, with all said real property's attendant issues, rents, and profits.’;

Copynoun

(obsolete) That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example.

‘His virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.’;

Issuenoun

Income derived from fines levied by a court or law-enforcement officer; the fines themselves.

Copynoun

(obsolete) An abundance or plenty of anything.

Issuenoun

The entrails of a slaughtered animal.

Copynoun

(obsolete) copyhold; tenure; lease

Issuenoun

Any action or deed performed by a person.

Copynoun

(genetics) The result of gene or chromosomal duplication.

Issuenoun

Luck considered as the favor or disfavor of nature, the gods, or God.

Copyverb

(transitive) To produce an object identical to a given object.

‘Please copy these reports for me.’;

Issuenoun

A single edition of a newspaper or other periodical publication.

‘Yeah, I just got the June issue of Wombatboy.’;

Copyverb

To place a copy of an object in memory for later use.

‘First copy the files, and then paste them in another directory.’;

Issuenoun

The entire set of some item printed and disseminated during a certain period, particularly a single printing of a particular edition of a work when contrasted with other print runs.

‘The May 1918 issue of US 24-cent stamps became famous when a printer's error inverted its depiction of an airmail plane.’;

Copyverb

(transitive) To imitate.

‘Don't copy my dance moves.’; ‘Mom, he's copying me!’;

Issuenoun

(finance) Any financial instrument issued by a company.

‘The company's issues have included securities.’;

Copyverb

To receive a transmission successfully.

‘Do you copy?’;

Issuenoun

The loan of a book etc. from a library to a patron; all such loans by a given library during a given period.

Copynoun

An abundance or plenty of anything.

‘She was blessed with no more copy of wit, but to serve his humor thus.’;

Issuenoun

The means or opportunity by which something flows or comes out, particularly:

Copynoun

An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue.

‘I have not the vanity to think my copy equal to the original.’;

Issuenoun

A sewer.

Copynoun

An individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of the works of Addison.

Issuenoun

The place where something flows or comes out, an outlet, particularly:

Copynoun

That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.

‘Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the letters.’;

Issuenoun

An exit from a room or building.

Copynoun

Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.

Issuenoun

A confluence: the mouth of a river; the outlet of a lake or other body of water.

Copynoun

A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard. See under Paper.

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of sending something out, particularly:

‘The issue of the directive from the treasury prompted the central bank's most recent issue of currency.’;

Copynoun

Copyhold; tenure; lease.

Issuenoun

A small incision, tear, or artificial ulcer, used to drain fluid and usually held open with a pea or other small object.

Copyverb

To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, etc.; - often with out, sometimes with off.

‘I like the work well; ere it be demanded(As like enough it will), I'd have it copied.’; ‘Let this be copied out,And keep it safe for our remembrance.’;

Issuenoun

The production or distribution of something for general use.

‘Congress delegated the issue of US currency to the Federal Reserve in 1913.’;

Copyverb

To imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life.

‘We copy instinctively the voices of our companions, their accents, and their modes of pronunciation.’;

Issuenoun

The distribution of something (particularly rations or standardized provisions) to someone or some group.

‘The uniform was standard prison issue.’;

Copyverb

To make a copy or copies; to imitate.

Issuenoun

(finance) The action or an instance of a company selling bonds, stock, or other securities.

‘The company's stock issue diluted his ownership.’;

Copyverb

To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well.

‘Some . . . never fail, when they copy, to follow the bad as well as the good things.’;

Issuenoun

Any question or situation to be resolved, particularly:

‘Please stand by. We are having technical issues.’;

Copynoun

a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)

Issuenoun

A point of law or fact in dispute or question in a legal action presented for resolution by the court.

‘The issue before the court is whether participation in a group blog makes the plaintiff a public figure under the relevant statute.’;

Copynoun

a secondary representation of an original;

‘she made a copy of the designer dress’;

Issuenoun

Anything in dispute, an area of disagreement whose resolution is being debated or decided.

‘For chrissakes, John, don't make an issue out of it. Just sleep on the floor if you want.’;

Copynoun

matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials

Issuenoun

A dispute between two alternatives, a dilemma.

Copynoun

material suitable for a journalistic account;

‘catastrophes make good copy’;

Issuenoun

A psychological or emotional difficulty, any problem or concern considered as a vague and intractable difficulty.

‘She has daddy issues, mommy issues, drug issues, money issues, trust issues, printer issues... Imma just sayin', girl's got issues.’;

Copyverb

copy down as is;

‘The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over’;

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of concluding something, particularly:

Copyverb

reproduce someone's behavior or looks;

‘The mime imitated the passers-by’; ‘Children often copy their parents or older siblings’;

Issuenoun

The end of any action or process.

Copyverb

biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of;

‘replicate the cell’; ‘copy the genetic information’;

Issuenoun

The end of any period of time.

Copyverb

make a replica of;

‘copy that drawing’; ‘re-create a picture by Rembrandt’;

Issuenoun

The end result of an event or events, any result or outcome, particularly:

Copynoun

a thing made to be similar or identical to another

‘the problem is telling which is the original document and which the copy’;

Issuenoun

The result of a discussion or negotiation, an agreement.

Copynoun

a single specimen of a particular book, record, or other publication or issue

‘the record has sold more than a million copies’;

Issuenoun

The result of an investigation or consideration, a conclusion.

Copynoun

matter to be printed

‘copy for the next issue must be submitted by the beginning of the month’;

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of feeling some emotion.

Copynoun

material for a newspaper or magazine article

‘it is an unfortunate truth of today's media that bad news makes good copy’;

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of leaving any state or condition.

Copynoun

the text of an advertisement

‘‘No more stubble—no more trouble,’ trumpeted their ad copy’;

Issueverb

To flow out, to proceed from, to come out or from.

‘The water issued forth from the spring.’; ‘The rents issuing from the land permitted him to live as a man of independent means.’;

Copynoun

a blank booklet or notebook used for schoolwork

‘you need a stock of exercise copies, A4 refill pads, and maths copies’; ‘examinees will not be allowed to take pens, copies, or water bottles inside the test centre’;

Issueverb

To rush out, to sally forth.

‘The men issued from the town and attacked the besiegers.’;

Copyverb

make a similar or identical version of; reproduce

‘each form had to be copied and sent to a different department’;

Issueverb

To extend into, to open onto.

‘The road issues into the highway.’;

Copyverb

reproduce (data stored in one location) in another location

‘the command will copy a file from one disc to another’;

Issueverb

To turn out in a certain way, to result in.

Copyverb

write out information that one has read or heard

‘I began to copy out the addresses’; ‘he copied the details into his notebook’;

Issueverb

(legal) To come to a point in fact or law on which the parties join issue.

Copyverb

send a copy of a letter or an email to (a third party)

‘I thought I'd copy to you this letter sent to the PR representative’;

Issueverb

To send out; to put into circulation.

‘The Federal Reserve issues US dollars.’;

Copyverb

send someone a copy of an email that is addressed to a third party

‘I attached the document and copied him in so he'd know it had been sent’;

Issueverb

To deliver for use.

‘The prison issued new uniforms for the inmates.’;

Copyverb

imitate the style or behaviour of

‘lifestyles that were copied from Miami and Fifth Avenue’; ‘art students copied from approved old masters’;

Issueverb

To deliver by authority.

‘The court issued a writ of mandamus.’;

Copyverb

hear or understand someone speaking on a radio transmitter

‘this is Edwards, do you copy, over’;

Issuenoun

The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out from any inclosed place; egress; as, the issue of water from a pipe, of blood from a wound, of air from a bellows, of people from a house.

Issuenoun

The act of sending out, or causing to go forth; delivery; issuance; as, the issue of an order from a commanding officer; the issue of money from a treasury.

Issuenoun

That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper.

Issuenoun

Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law, sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.

‘If the kingShould without issue die.’;

Issuenoun

Produce of the earth, or profits of land, tenements, or other property; as, A conveyed to B all his right for a term of years, with all the issues, rents, and profits.

Issuenoun

A discharge of flux, as of blood.

Issuenoun

An artificial ulcer, usually made in the fleshy part of the arm or leg, to produce the secretion and discharge of pus for the relief of some affected part.

Issuenoun

The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event; hence, contest; test; trial.

‘Come forth to viewThe issue of the exploit.’; ‘While it is hot, I 'll put it to the issue.’;

Issuenoun

A point in debate or controversy on which the parties take affirmative and negative positions; a presentation of alternatives between which to choose or decide; a point of contention; a matter in controversy.

Issuenoun

In pleading, a single material point of law or fact depending in the suit, which, being affirmed on the one side and denied on the other, is presented for determination. See General issue, under General, and Feigned issue, under Feigned.

‘As much at issue with the summer dayAs if you brought a candle out of doors.’;

Issueverb

To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed place.

‘From it issued forced drops of blood.’;

Issueverb

To go out; to rush out; to sally forth; as, troops issued from the town, and attacked the besiegers.

Issueverb

To proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from springs; light issues from the sun.

Issueverb

To proceed, as progeny; to be derived; to be descended; to spring.

‘Of thy sons that shall issue from thee.’;

Issueverb

To extend; to pass or open; as, the path issues into the highway.

Issueverb

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.

Issueverb

To close; to end; to terminate; to turn out; as, we know not how the cause will issue.

Issueverb

In pleading, to come to a point in fact or law, on which the parties join issue.

Issueverb

To send out; to put into circulation; as, to issue notes from a bank.

Issueverb

To deliver for use; as, to issue provisions.

Issueverb

To send out officially; to deliver by authority; as, to issue an order; to issue a writ.

Issuenoun

an important question that is in dispute and must be settled;

‘the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone’; ‘politicians never discuss the real issues’;

Issuenoun

one of a series published periodically;

‘she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waitingroom’;

Issuenoun

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’;

Issuenoun

some situation or event that is thought about;

‘he kept drifting off the topic’; ‘he had been thinking about the subject for several years’; ‘it is a matter for the police’;

Issuenoun

supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government

Issuenoun

the immediate descendants of a person;

‘she was the mother of many offspring’; ‘he died without issue’;

Issuenoun

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;

‘the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise’; ‘his decision had depressing consequences for business’; ‘he acted very wise after the event’;

Issuenoun

the income arising from land or other property;

‘the average return was about 5%’;

Issuenoun

the becoming visible;

‘not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins’;

Issuenoun

an opening that permits escape or release;

‘he blocked the way out’; ‘the canyon had only one issue’;

Issuenoun

the act of issuing printed materials

Issueverb

prepare and issue for public distribution or sale;

‘publish a magazine or newspaper’;

Issueverb

circulate or distribute or equip with;

‘issue a new uniform to the children’; ‘supply blankets for the beds’;

Issueverb

bring out an official document (such as a warrant)

Issueverb

come out of;

‘Water issued from the hole in the wall’; ‘The words seemed to come out by themselves’;

Issueverb

make out and issue;

‘write out a check’; ‘cut a ticket’; ‘Please make the check out to me’;

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