A need created by a particular circumstance:
A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
The definition of source is where someone or something came from.
Genesis is defined as the first book in the Bible.
The relationship between an action or event and the effect that it produces. Also called causation.
The purpose, aim, or goal of a specific action or effort:
The cause or origin of a disease, condition, or constellation of symptoms or signs, as determined by medical diagnosis or research.
Fault means a mistake or a weakness.
The definition of a case is a holder for something or an instance of something happening.
The underlying condition prompting an action; a cause:
A person or thing that performs an action or brings about a certain result, or that is able to do so
The definition of a root is the part of the plant that is generally underground or the origin of something.
The basis is defined as the foundation of something, or as a concept or a necessary part of something.
An example; case; illustration
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A strong inner urge or prompting; a vocation:
A flow of water from the ground, often a source of a stream, pond, etc.
To make a tour of; visit:
To make ready; prepare:
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
Induce is defined as to cause something to happen or lead to some action.
To make or bring about; to implement.
Trigger is defined as to fire a gun or to start a series of events or emotions.
To make firm or tight; fasten.
To bring into being; cause to be
To effectuate is to make something happen.
Foment is defined as to cause trouble, or to treat the skin with warm water or lotions.
To provide with a spur or spurs
The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
To assist with a reminder; remind.
Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
To cause to occur or exist; give rise to:
To originate is to start something or cause something to start.
To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; often with out.
The definition of instigate is to start something or cause something to happen.
To espouse is defined as to support a cause.
The definition of devise is to plan or create by thinking through.
To create is to make something.
Concern means to deal or be involved with or to cause an anxious feeling.
(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
To breed is to cause reproduction by controlled mating to achieve a desired trait, or to cause something to happen over time.
To name or write in order the letters of a word or words:
Kindle is defined as to start a fire, flame or light.
The definition of a lawsuit is a legal act of suing between private parties, or a case in a civil court.
An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
Origin; derivation; source
Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
An ultimate or worthy object of endeavor; a goal:
A noun or noun phrase that receives the action of a verb. The subject of a passive verb or the direct object of an active verb. Also called a patient, target, or undergoer.
Position or condition with regard to circumstances
(Law) A decided case which is cited or used as an example to justify a judgment in a subsequent case.
The definition of a problem is something that has to be solved or an unpleasant or undesirable condition that needs to be corrected.
A preceding occurrence, cause, or event.
The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
The definition of an explanation is something that clarifies or makes clear.
The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
The natural or suitable environment, situation, etc. for a person or thing
An engagement between troops or ships:
The definition of an issue is something that is discussed, distributed or the offspring of someone.
A result; consequence; development
A consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances.
A particular area of responsibility:
Development is defined as the process of growth or new information or an event.
An end result; a consequence.
An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
Author is defined as someone who creates or writes something.
The definition of begin means to start or come into being.
Faith, esp. religious faith
A fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
The means or apparatus for controlling and directing an automobile:
The use of ultimate purpose or design as a means of explaining phenomena.
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