issue2 W2 [transitive]
to officially make a statement, give an order, warning etc:
Silva issued a statement denying all knowledge of the affair.
a warning issued by the Surgeon General
if an organization or someone in an official position issues something such as documents or equipment, they give these things to people who need them
issue a passport/permit/visa etc
The US State department issues millions of passports each year.
issue somebody with something
All the workers were issued with protective clothing.
issue something to somebody
The policy document will be issued to all employees.
to officially produce something such as new stamps, coins, or shares and make them available to buy
issue forthphrasal verb
issue forth from
A low grunt issued forth from his throat.
issue from somethingphrasal verb
Smoke issued from the factory chimneys.