Cause synonyms

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An excuse: a thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; that which is offered or accepted as an explanation.
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A pattern or schedule for proceeding:
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An act, condition, event, or fact connected with another act, condition, event, or fact either as an accessory or as a contributing or determining element.
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An underlying principle
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The definition of causation means making something occur, or being the underlying reason why something happened.
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To be the origin of; to produce; to result in.
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To cause to take place.
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To be the cause
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To be the cause
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The origin or source, thought of as the cause
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Place or source of origin.
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A difficult problem or question.
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To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
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In Aristotelian philosophy, the first cause of all movement, itself unmoved
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An impelling force
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The principal spring in a clock, watch, or other mechanism; driving spring, whose steady uncoiling keeps the mechanism running
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Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
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Something one intends to get or do; intention; aim
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Something that explains, makes understandable.
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In contract law, the material reason for undertaking certain obligations. In criminal law, motive or that which leads to the commission of a crime.
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A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.
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An underlying principle
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A disease or physical ailment:
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The study of causes or origins.
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To arrange or agree to:
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Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
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An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as, a physical, chemical, or medicinal agent; as, heat is a powerful agent.
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To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; often with out.
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To bring into being; esp., to create (something original); invent
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To bring about deliberately; induce:
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(Computers) To produce (a program) by instructing a computer to follow given parameters with a skeleton program.
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To provide occasion for; cause:
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To build or fuel (a fire).
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(Intransitive, meteorology) To have water in the air fall to the ground, for example as rain, snow, sleet, or hail; be deposited as condensed droplets.
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To assist (an actor or reciter) by providing the next words of a forgotten passage; cue.
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(Idiomatic) To cause.
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(Australian) To rest for a time from an activity.
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To be the cause
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To be the cause
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To be the cause
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Information, event, object or state of being produced as a result or consequence of a plan, process, accident, effort or other similar action or occurrence.
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That in which something has its beginning; source; root; cause
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Plural form of circumstance
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A social gathering or activity:
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The works of an author or authors.
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A person who gets things done
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(In the plural) One's religious or moral convictions.
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Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
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The definition of begin means to start or come into being.
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To give rise to; produce:
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A priori.
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The definition of endogenous is coming from the inside.
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Of or pertaining to an etiology.
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Pertaining to the Evangelical school.
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Originating or produced from outside a cell, tissue, or organism:
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Proceeding from natural feeling or native tendency without external constraint
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Of or pertaining to teleology; showing evidence of design or purpose.
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From what is before. Deductive reasoning or the ascertaining of truth by proceeding from an assumption to its logical conclusion rather than by actual experience or observation. For example, one who walks by a store when its alarm is sounding and sees that its window is broken can deduce that a burglary has occurred without having watched the burglars commit the actual crime.
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An event provoking war or used as a pretext for making war
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The agency of a cause; the action or power of a cause, in producing its effect.
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(Linear algebra) The unique scalar function over square matrices which is distributive over matrix multiplication, multilinear in the rows and columns, and takes the value of 1 for the unit matrix. Abbreviation: det
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The philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision, is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs.
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The original or main source of anything
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A female given name of American usage since the 1980s.
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A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
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The fact or quality, attributed to natural processes, of being directed toward a definite end or of having an ultimate purpose
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The definition of aim means to point or direct or to try with a particular goal in mind.
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To pay a (social) visit.
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(Slang) To examine carefully, as in planning a crime:
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To be of interest or importance to:
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(Law) To transmit or give (real property) by will.
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To cause disease in; infect or derange
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To bring about; produce as a result; cause; accomplish
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To effectuate is to make something happen.
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To contain; include
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To give existence to, to produce (living creatures). [from 14th c.]
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To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
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To fit (pieces of a mechanical assembly) with a key to maintain the orientation between them.
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(Intransitive) To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
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To equip with principles; to establish, or fix, in certain principles; to impress with any tenet or rule of conduct.
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To bear, yield, create, manufacture, etc. something
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To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
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To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer.
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To urge or encourage to action, or to a more vigorous pursuit of an object; to incite; to stimulate; to instigate; to impel; to drive.
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Mix ingredients.
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To be appropriate or apt for.
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Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
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(Uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.
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A logical result or conclusion; inference
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An outcome; result; upshot; consequence
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Result; outcome:
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That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper.
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(Chemistry) A chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
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A product of growing out; a projecting part or offshoot:
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Antecedent means a person who was born before you in your family.
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An area of land designated for a particular purpose:
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Desire or enthusiasm to accomplish or achieve something
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Elasticity; resilience:
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(Law) Greater utilitarian good; used in justification of a criminal act.
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A vigorous, concerted action for some cause or idea, or against some abuse
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The state or process of acting or doing:
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A step in proceeding; occasion or case
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The definition of bring means to carry or to cause to happen.
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To generate or produce within; to beget or engender; to cause.
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To be the cause of
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To be the cause of
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To make secure (in all the above senses).
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(Idiomatic) To begin; to cause; to initiate.
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To put (oneself, one's limbs, etc.) into motion or activity, esp. briskly
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(Idiomatic) To start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.
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To spark a response, especially a negative emotional response, in (someone)
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
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any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
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A series of military operations undertaken to achieve a large-scale objective during a war:
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The organization consisting of those active in this way
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A difficult exertion of strength or will:
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Case, cause. See also cause.
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(Plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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To invigorate or seem to invigorate, as by an alcoholic drink
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To be obliged to; must:
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(Copulative) To become.
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Bible, 2 Cor. viii. 1
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What a thing is made of; constituent substance or material
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A small part of the whole.
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A pushing or goading toward action.
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The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; especially to evil or wickedness.
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A foundation is defined as an organization set up to finance or complete projects, usually for a non-profit organization such as a school or a church.
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The reason; cause
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The first part:
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The immediate moving force
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The immediate moving force
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(--- Law) A judicial decision that is binding on other equal or lower courts in the same jurisdiction as to its conclusion on a point of law, and may also be persuasive to courts in other jurisdictions, in subsequent cases involving sufficiently similar facts.
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Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances:
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The definition of a fault is a weakness in the rock strata that can shift and create an earthquake.
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The immediate moving force
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Someone who originates, creates or founds something.
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A person who intentionally incites or starts something, especially one that starts trouble.
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Plural form of principle
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The definition of a creed is a belief, particularly a religious one.
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A material object that physically exists.
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To produce offspring.
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A program or policy stipulating a service or benefit:
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Tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result.
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(Philosophy) The quality or state of being known a priori
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Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
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To espouse means to get married.
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To treat (the skin, for example) by fomentation.
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Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies:
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Synonym Study

  • A determinant is a cause that helps to determine the character of an effect or result ambition was a determinant in his success
  • An antecedent is an event or thing that is the predecessor of, and is usually to some extent responsible for, a later event or thing war always has its antecedents
  • A motive is an impulse, emotion, or desire that leads to action the motive for a crime
  • Reason implies the mental activity of a rational being in explaining or justifying some act or thought she had a reason for laughing
  • Cause refers to a situation, event, or agent that produces an effect or result carelessness is often a cause of accidents
Find another word for cause. In this page you can discover 161 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cause, like: reason, basis, circumstance, the why and wherefore, causation, give-rise-to, bring about, lie at the root of, be at the bottom of, causa finalis and provenance.