join issue

  • 1 join issue — index bicker, collide (clash), disaccord, oppose, reason (persuade), rebut, respond …

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  • 2 join issue — phrasal see join the issue * * * join issue 1. To begin to dispute 2. To take up the contrary view or side • • • Main Entry: ↑join …

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  • 3 join issue — idi law a) to enter into controversy b) to submit an issue jointly for legal decision …

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  • 4 To join issue — Join Join (join), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joined} (joind); p. pr. & vb. n. {Joining}.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See {Yoke}, and cf. {Conjugal}, {Junction}, {Junta}.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 To join issue — Issue Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a… …

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  • 6 join — vt 1: to unite so as to form one unit join the claims in one action 2 a: to align oneself with esp. in a legal matter she join ed her husband as plaintiff b: to cause or order (a person) to become a party to a lawsuit if the person …

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  • 7 Join — (join), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joined} (joind); p. pr. & vb. n. {Joining}.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See {Yoke}, and cf. {Conjugal}, {Junction}, {Junta}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …

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  • 8 issue — [ish′o͞o; ] chiefly Brit [ is′yo͞o] n. [OFr pp. of issir, to go out < L exire < ex , out + ire, to go: see YEAR] 1. an outgoing; outflow; passing out 2. Archaic a way out; exit; outlet 3. a result; consequence; upshot 4. offspring; a child… …

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  • 9 Issue — Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a nobleman,… …

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  • 10 Issue pea — Issue Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a… …

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  • 11 Issue — Is sue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Issued} ([i^]sh [ u]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Issuing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass or flow out; to run out, as from any inclosed place. [1913 Webster] From it issued forced drops of blood. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To go… …

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  • 12 join the issue — phrasal or join issue 1. : to submit a legal issue jointly for decision 2. a. : to accept, fix on, or clearly define a particular issue as the basis of a controversy or other struggle the issue was clearly …

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  • 13 issue — /ˈɪʃu / (say ishooh), /ˈɪʃju / (say ishyooh), /ˈɪsju / (say isyooh) noun 1. the act of sending, or promulgation; delivery; emission. 2. that which is issued. 3. a quantity issued at one time: the latest issue of a periodical. 4. Bibliography the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 issue — issueless, adj. issuer, n. /ish ooh/ or, esp. Brit., /is yooh/, n., v., issued, issuing. n. 1. the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution: the issue of food and blankets to flood victims. 2. something that is printed or… …

    Universalium

  • 15 join — v 1.Usu. join together link, couple, splice, unite, tie, bind, yoke; connect, bridge, span; fix, fasten, attach; combine, mix, converge, coalesce, commingle; associate, consolidate, amalgamate, merge, conglomerate, unify. 2. glue, glue together,… …

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  • 16 issue — is•sue [[t]ˈɪʃ u[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˈɪs yu[/t]] n. v. sued, su•ing 1) the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution 2) a series of things or one of a series of things that is printed, published, or distributed at one time:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 issue — [13] The words issue and exit are closely related etymologically. Both go back ultimately to the Latin verb exīre ‘go out’. Its past participle exitus became in Vulgar Latin exūtus, whose feminine form exūta was used as a noun meaning ‘going out …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18 issue — [13] The words issue and exit are closely related etymologically. Both go back ultimately to the Latin verb exīre ‘go out’. Its past participle exitus became in Vulgar Latin exūtus, whose feminine form exūta was used as a noun meaning ‘going out …

    Word origins

  • 19 join battle — Synonyms and related words: antagonize, battle, beat against, beat up against, breast the wave, buck, buffet, buffet the waves, close with, combat, compete with, contend against, contest, do battle, engage, engage in battle, fight, fight against …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 join battle — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. engage with, fight against, open combat, join issue; see attack 1 , 2 , fight 2 …

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