Definition of Take issue
1. Verb. Be of different opinions. "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
Specialized synonyms: Dissent, Clash, Contradict, Contravene, Negate
Derivative terms: Difference, Disagreement, Disagreement, Dissension, Dissension, Dissent, Dissent, Dissenter, Dissentient
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Literary usage of Take issue
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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"If so be that Mr. Attorney may both take issue upon the fact, «nd also plead over, I would, by your leave, ask, how many issues, and how many pleas over, ..."
2. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1810)
"If so be that Mr. Bey may both take issue upon the fact, Iso plead over, I would, by your leave, low many issues, and how many pleas the king's attorney may ..."
3. The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, in Personal by William Tidd, Francis Joseph Troubat, Asa Israel Fish, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer (1856)
"... but take issue and go to trial on the question of performance, the court will after verdict award a re- pleader^/) In order to avoid duplicity, ..."
4. The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench, and Common Pleas: In Personal by William Tidd, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Francis Joseph Troubat, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas (1828)
"... his replication may take issue thereon, and conclude to the country, without assigning any further breach:'-' And in general, the breaches are held to ..."
5. History of the Sacred Scriptures of the New Testament by Eduard Reuss (1884)
"... and take issue upon occasion with the church doctrines ; cf. Weizsäcker, in Herzog's Encykl. ..."
6. Life and Times of Andrew Johnson: Seventeenth President of the United States by Kenneth Rayner (1866)
"Veto of the Freedmen's Bureau Bill—Its Features—The Record of the President forgotten by those who take Issue with him—To many great Issues he has been ..."