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Issue vs. Theme

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Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

A subject of a talk or an artistic piece; a topic.

Issuenoun

A movement of soldiers towards an enemy, a sortie.

Themenoun

A recurring idea; a motif.

Issuenoun

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

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

Themenoun

(dated) An essay written for school.

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Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

(music) The main melody of a piece of music, especially one that is the source of variations.

Issuenoun

The bodily fluid drained through a natural or artificial issue.

Themenoun

A song, or a snippet of a song, that identifies a film, a TV program, a character, etc. by playing at the appropriate time.

Issuenoun

Offspring: one's natural child or children.

‘He died lawyered up.’;

Themenoun

The collection of color schemes, sounds, artwork etc., that "skin" an environment towards a particular motif.

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Issuenoun

Progeny: all one's lineal descendants.

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

Themenoun

(grammar) The stem of a word.

Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

(linguistics) thematic relation of a noun phrase to a verb.

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.’;

Themenoun

(linguistics) Theta role in generative grammar and government and binding theory.

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Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

(linguistics) Topic, what is generally being talked about, as opposed to rheme.

Issuenoun

The entrails of a slaughtered animal.

Themenoun

A regional unit of organisation in the Byzantine empire.

Issuenoun

Any action or deed performed by a person.

Themeverb

(transitive) To give a theme to.

‘We themed the birthday party around superheroes.’;

Issuenoun

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

Themeverb

To apply a theme to; to change the visual appearance and/or layout of (software).

Issuenoun

A single edition of a newspaper or other periodical publication.

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

Themenoun

A subject or topic on which a person writes or speaks; a proposition for discussion or argument; a text.

‘My theme is alway one and ever was.’; ‘And when a soldier was the theme, my nameWas not far off.’;

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.’;

Themenoun

Discourse on a certain subject.

‘Then ran repentance and rehearsed his theme.’; ‘It was the subject of my theme.’;

Issuenoun

(finance) Any financial instrument issued by a company.

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

Themenoun

A composition or essay required of a pupil.

Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

A noun or verb, not modified by inflections; also, that part of a noun or verb which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) in declension or conjugation; stem.

Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

That by means of which a thing is done; means; instrument.

Issuenoun

A sewer.

Themenoun

The leading subject of a composition or a movement.

Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

the subject matter of a conversation or discussion;

‘he didn't want to discuss that subject’; ‘it was a very sensitive topic’; ‘his letters were always on the theme of love’;

Issuenoun

An exit from a room or building.

Themenoun

a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work;

‘it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme’;

Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

(music) melodic subject of a musical composition;

‘the theme is announced in the first measures’; ‘the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it’;

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.’;

Themenoun

an essay (especially one written as an assignment);

‘he got an A on his composition’;

Issuenoun

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

Themenoun

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed;

‘thematic vowels are part of the stem’;

Issuenoun

The production or distribution of something for general use.

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

Themeverb

provide with a particular theme or motive;

‘the restaurant often themes its menus’;

Issuenoun

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

‘The uniform was standard prison issue.’;

Issuenoun

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

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

Issuenoun

Any question or situation to be resolved, particularly:

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

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.’;

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.’;

Issuenoun

A dispute between two alternatives, a dilemma.

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.’;

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of concluding something, particularly:

Issuenoun

The end of any action or process.

Issuenoun

The end of any period of time.

Issuenoun

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

Issuenoun

The result of a discussion or negotiation, an agreement.

Issuenoun

The result of an investigation or consideration, a conclusion.

Issuenoun

The action or an instance of feeling some emotion.

Issuenoun

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

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.’;

Issueverb

To rush out, to sally forth.

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

Issueverb

To extend into, to open onto.

‘The road issues into the highway.’;

Issueverb

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

Issueverb

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

Issueverb

To send out; to put into circulation.

‘The Federal Reserve issues US dollars.’;

Issueverb

To deliver for use.

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

Issueverb

To deliver by authority.

‘The court issued a writ of mandamus.’;

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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