(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. product, offspring, progeny (See posterity); discharge; out-come, result; question, dispute (see inquiry). —v. leave, depart, debouch, emerge; circulate, dispatch, send, publish; emit, discharge, exude, eliminate; spout, spurt; flow, spring. See departure, effect, egress, money, publication.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Question]
Syn. point, matter, problem, concern, point in question, matter of contention, bone of contention, argument, point of departure; see also puzzle 2 , subject 1 .
2. [Result]
Syn. upshot, culmination, effect; see result .
3. [Edition]
Syn. number, copy, impression; see edition .
4. [Release]
Syn. issuance, circulation, delivery; see distribution 1 .
5. [That which has been released on the market]
Syn. stocks, issue of stock, bond issue; see investment .
at issue,
Syn. in dispute, unsettled, controversial, undecided; see controversial , uncertain 2 .
take issue,
Syn. differ, disagree, take a stand against; see oppose 1 .
See Synonym Study at result . v.
1. [To emerge]
Syn. flow out, emanate, proceed, come forth; see appear 1 , arise 3 .
2. [To be a result of]
Syn. arise from, spring, originate; see arise 3 , begin 2 , result .
3. [To release]
Syn. circulate, send out, announce; see advertise 1 , declare 1 , publish 1 .
4. [To distribute],
Syn. allot, dispense, assign; see distribute 1 .
5. [To emit]
Syn. exude, give off, send forth; see emit 1 .
See Synonym Study at arise .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. subject topic, matter, question at hand, bone of contention, controversy, problem.
2. result consequence, outcome, end, upshot, conclusion, effect.
3. installment copy, number.
1. put out give out, distribute, circulate, dispense, disseminate, deliver.
2. emit pour forth, emanate, exude, gush, effuse, stream, ooze.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. The act or process of publishing printed matter: printing, publication, publishing. See WORDS. 2. Something brought about by a cause: aftermath, consequence, corollary, effect, end product, event, fruit, harvest, outcome, precipitate, ramification, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, sequent, upshot. See CAUSE. 3. A group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors: brood, get, offspring, posterity, progeny, seed. See KIN. 4. A situation that presents difficulty, uncertainty, or perplexity: hornets' nest, problem, question. Informal: can of worms. See EASY. II verb 1. To pass or pour out: discharge, empty, flow. See ENTER. 2. To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently: emit, give, give forth, give off, give out, let off, let out, release, send forth, throw off, vent. See FREE, MOVE. 3. To come into view: appear, emerge, loom, materialize, show. Idioms: make (or put in) an appearance, meet the eye. See SEE. 4. To have hereditary derivation: derive, descend, spring. Idiom: trace one's descent. See KIN. 5. To present for circulation, exhibit, or sale: bring out, publish, put out. See WORDS. 6. To have as a source: arise, come, derive, emanate, flow, originate, proceed, rise, spring, stem, upspring. See START.

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