exit vs issue what difference

what is difference between exit and issue

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɛksɪt/, /ˈɛɡzɪt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡzət/, /ˈɛksət/
  • Rhymes: -ɛksɪt
  • Hyphenation: ex‧it

Etymology 1

The noun is derived from Latin exitus (departure, going out; way by which one may go out, egress; (figuratively) conclusion, termination; (figuratively) death; income, revenue), from exeō (to depart, exit; to avoid, evade; (figuratively) to escape; of time: to expire, run out) + -tus (suffix forming action nouns from verbs). Exeō is derived from ex- (prefix meaning ‘out, away’) + (to go) (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey- (to go)). The English word is cognate with Italian esito, Portuguese êxito, Spanish éxito. Doublet of ejido.

The verb is derived from the noun.

Noun

exit (plural exits)

  1. An act of going out or going away, or leaving; a departure.
    Synonyms: egress, outgoing
    Antonyms: entrance, entry, ingoing, ingress
    1. (specifically, drama) The action of an actor leaving a scene or the stage.
  2. A way out.
    1. An opening or passage through which one can go from inside a place (such as a building, a room, or a vehicle) to the outside; an egress.
      Synonyms: outgang, outway
      Antonyms: entrance, entranceway, entry, (archaic, rare) entryway, ingang, ingress, portal
    2. (road transport) A minor road (such as a ramp or slip road) which is used to leave a major road (such as an expressway, highway, or motorway).
  3. (figuratively, often euphemistic) The act of departing from life; death.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:death
Derived terms
Related terms
  • exits (income, returns, revenue) (historical)
  • issue
Translations

Verb

exit (third-person singular simple present exits, present participle exiting, simple past and past participle exited)

  1. (intransitive) To go out or go away from a place or situation; to depart, to leave.
    Antonyms: arrive, come, enter, ingress
    1. (theater) To leave a scene or depart from a stage.
      Desdemona exits stage left.
  2. (intransitive, often euphemistic) To depart from life; to die.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:die
  3. (transitive, intransitive, computing) To end or terminate (a program, subroutine, etc.)
  4. (transitive, originally US, also figuratively) To depart from or leave (a place or situation).
    Antonym: enter
    1. (transitive, specifically) To alight or disembark from a vehicle.
  5. (bridge, intransitive) To give up the lead.
    • 2014, D. K. Acharya, Standard Methods of Contract Bridge Complete (page 173)
      West now plays a low club to the J and Q. North exits in a trump.
Derived terms
  • exiter
  • exiting (noun)
Related terms
  • exeunt
Translations

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin exit, the third-person singular present active indicative of exeō (to depart, exit; to avoid, evade; (figuratively) to escape; of time: to expire, run out); see further at etymology 1 above.

Verb

exit

  1. (intransitive, drama, also figuratively) Used as a stage direction for an actor: to leave the scene or stage.
    Synonym: exeat
Derived terms
  • exit stage left
Related terms
  • exeunt
Translations

References

Further reading

  • exit (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Latin

Etymology

From exeō (exit, go out), from ē (out) + (go).

Verb

exit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of exeō

Related terms

  • exeunt

Descendants

  • English: exit (used as a stage direction for an actor: to leave the scene or stage)


English

Etymology

From Middle English issue, from Old French issue (an exit, a way out), feminine past participle of issir (to exit), from Latin exeō (go out, exit), from prefix ex- (out) + (go).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ĭsyo͞o, ĭsh(y)o͞o, IPA(key): /ˈɪsjuː/, /ˈɪʃ(j)uː/
  • (General American) enPR: ĭsh(y)o͞o, IPA(key): /ˈɪʃ(j)u/

Noun

issue (plural issues)

  1. The action or an instance of flowing or coming out, an outflow, particularly:
    1. (military, obsolete) A movement of soldiers towards an enemy, a sortie.
    2. (medicine) The outflow of a bodily fluid, particularly (now rare) in abnormal amounts.
      The technique minimizes the issue of blood from the incision.
  2. Someone or something that flows out or comes out, particularly:
    1. (medicine, now rare) The bodily fluid drained through a natural or artificial issue.
    2. (now usually historical or law) Offspring: one’s natural child or children.
      He died intestate and without issue, so the extended family have all lawyered up.
    3. (figuratively) Progeny: all one’s lineal descendants.
      Although his own kingdom disappeared, his issue went on to rule a quarter of Europe.
    4. (figuratively, obsolete) A race of people considered as the descendants of some common ancestor.
    5. (now rare) 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.
    6. (historical or rare law) Income derived from fines levied by a court or law-enforcement officer; the fines themselves.
    7. (obsolete) The entrails of a slaughtered animal.
    8. (rare and obsolete) Any action or deed performed by a person.
    9. (obsolete) Luck considered as the favor or disfavor of nature, the gods, or God.
    10. (publishing) A single edition of a newspaper or other periodical publication.
      Yeah, I just got the June issue of Wombatboy.
    11. The entire set of some item printed and disseminated during a certain period, particularly (publishing) 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.
    12. (figuratively, originally WWI military slang, usually with definite article) The entire set of something; all of something.
      The bloody sergeant snaffled our whole issue of booze, dammit.
    13. (finance) Any financial instrument issued by a company.
      The company’s issues have included bonds, stocks, and other securities.
    14. The loan of a book etc. from a library to a patron; all such loans by a given library during a given period.
  3. The means or opportunity by which something flows or comes out, particularly:
    1. (obsolete) A sewer.
  4. The place where something flows or comes out, an outlet, particularly:
    1. (obsolete) An exit from a room or building.
      • 1881, Robert Louis Stevenson, Virginibus Puerisque:
        How if there were no centre at all, but just one alley after another, and the whole world a labyrinth without end or issue?
    2. (now rare) A confluence: the mouth of a river; the outlet of a lake or other body of water.
  5. 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.
    1. (historical medicine) A small incision, tear, or artificial ulcer, used to drain fluid and usually held open with a pea or other small object.
      • 2005, James Harold Kirkup, The Evolution of Surgical Instruments, Ch. xxv, p. 403:
        Issues and fontanels were supposed remedies for joint diseases, pulmonary tuberculosis, and other chronic conditions.
    2. The production or distribution of something for general use.
      Congress delegated the issue of US currency to the Federal Reserve in 1913.
    3. The distribution of something (particularly rations or standardized provisions) to someone or some group.
      The uniform was standard prison issue.
    4. (finance) The action or an instance of a company selling bonds, stock, or other securities.
      The company’s stock issue diluted his ownership.
  6. Any question or situation to be resolved, particularly:
    Please stand by. We are having technical issues.
    1. (law) 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.
    2. (figuratively) 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.
    3. (rare and obsolete) A dispute between two alternatives, a dilemma.
    4. (US, originally psychology, usually in the plural) A psychological or emotional difficulty, (now informal, figuratively and usually euphemistic) 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… I’m just sayin’, girl’s got issues.
  7. The action or an instance of concluding something, particularly:
    1. (obsolete) The end of any action or process.
    2. (obsolete) The end of any period of time.
  8. The end result of an event or events, any result or outcome, particularly:
    1. (now rare) The result of a discussion or negotiation, an agreement.
    2. (obsolete) The result of an investigation or consideration, a conclusion.
  9. (figuratively, now rare) The action or an instance of feeling some emotion.
  10. (figuratively, now rare) The action or an instance of leaving any state or condition.

Synonyms

  • (movement of soldiers): sortie, sally; charge (rapid, usually mounted)
  • (progeny): descendants, fruit of one’s loins, offspring

Derived terms

Related terms

  • exit

Translations

Verb

issue (third-person singular simple present issues, present participle issuing, simple past and past participle issued)

  1. 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.
    • 1611, Bible (King James Version), 2 Kings, xx. 18
      …thy sons that shall issue from thee…
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IV
      There was a very light off-shore wind and scarcely any breakers, so that the approach to the shore was continued without finding bottom; yet though we were already quite close, we saw no indication of any indention in the coast from which even a tiny brooklet might issue, and certainly no mouth of a large river such as this must necessarily be to freshen the ocean even two hundred yards from shore.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops
      A powerful current of warm breath issued at regular intervals from the profound cavity of his mouth while in rhythmic resonance the loud strong hale reverberations of his formidable heart thundered rumblingly…
  2. To rush out, to sally forth.
    The men issued from the town and attacked the besiegers.
  3. To extend into, to open onto.
    The road issues into the highway.
  4. To turn out in a certain way, to result in.
    • 2007, John Burrow, A History of Histories, Penguin 2009, p. 171:
      But, for Livy, Roman patriotism is overriding, and this issues, of course, in an antiquarian attention to the city’s origins.
  5. (law) To come to a point in fact or law on which the parties join issue.
  6. To send out; to put into circulation.
    The Federal Reserve issues US dollars.
  7. To deliver for use.
    The prison issued new uniforms for the inmates.
  8. To deliver by authority.
    The court issued a writ of mandamus.
    • 2014, Paul Doyle, “Southampton hammer eight past hapless Sunderland in barmy encounter”, The Guardian, 18 October 2014:
      Five minutes later, Southampton tried to mount their first attack, but Wickham sabotaged the move by tripping the rampaging Nathaniel Clyne, prompting the referee, Andre Marriner, to issue a yellow card. That was a lone blemish on an otherwise tidy start by Poyet’s team – until, that is, the 12th minute, when Vergini produced a candidate for the most ludicrous own goal in Premier League history.

Synonyms

  • (to give out): begive

Derived terms

  • issuable
  • issuer
  • misissue

Translations

References

  • issue in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • Iesus, Susie, usies, ussie

French

Etymology

Old French issue

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.sy/

Noun

issue f (plural issues)

  1. exit, way out
  2. outcome, result

Derived terms

Adjective

issue

  1. feminine singular of issu

Further reading

  • “issue” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Old French

Verb

issue f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of issir

Noun

issue f (oblique plural issues, nominative singular issue, nominative plural issues)

  1. exit; way out
  2. departure (act of leaving)

Descendants

  • English: issue
  • French: issue

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial