Definition of Cause:

  1. A matter to be resolved in a court of law.

  2. Make (something, especially something bad) happen.

  3. A principle, aim, or movement that, because of a deep commitment, one is prepared to defend or advocate.

  4. A person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon, or condition.

  5. Action, inaction, or occurrence that brings about a change, effect, reaction, or result, or provides grounds for initiating a legal proceeding.

Synonyms of Cause

Principle, Ideal, Belief, Belief in, Conviction, Tenet, Source, Root, Origin, Beginning, Beginnings, Starting point, Seed, Germ, Genesis, Agency, Occasion, Accomplish, Achieve, Act, Action, Activity, Agency, Agent, Ambition, Antecedent, Aspiration, Author, Basis, Be productive, Bear, Beget, Belief, Bind, Breed, Bring about, Bring forth, Bring into being, Bring on, Bring to effect, Bring to fruition, Bring to pass, Call, Call forth, Call up, Calling, Campaign, Case, Cause in court, Cause to, Commitment, Compel, Conceive, Concern, Consideration, Constrain, Create, Creator, Crusade, Determinant, Do, Draw on, Drive, Effect, Effectuate, Elicit, Enforce, Engender, Engineer, Establish, Evoke, Execute, Faith, Father, Force, Found, Foundation, Generate, Generator, Genesis, Gestate, Get up, Give birth to, Give occasion to, Give origin to, Give rise to, Goad, Goal, Good reason, Great cause, Ground, Grounds, Guiding light, Guiding star, Hatch, Have, Ideal, Impel, Impulse, Inaugurate, Incentive, Induce, Inducement, Industrialize, Inspiration, Inspire, Institute, Intention, Interest, Issue, Judicial process, Justification, Lawsuit, Lead to, Legal action, Legal case, Legal proceedings, Legal process, Legal remedy, Lifework, Litigation, Lodestar, Mainspring, Make, Mass movement, Mass-produce, Material basis, Matter, Motivate, Motive, Movement, Muster up, Necessity, Obligation, Occasion, Origin, Originate, Originator, Overproduce, Perform, Precipitate, Prime mover, Principle, Proceedings, Produce, Producer, Promote, Prompt, Prosecution, Provoke, Realize, Reason, Reason for being, Restrain, Right, Root, Sake, Score, Secure, Set afloat, Set on foot, Set up, Sire, Source, Spring, Substance, Suit, Suit at law, Summon up, Tie, Ulterior motive, Undertaking, Use force upon, Vocation, Volume-produce, Warrant, Work, Work up, Bring about, Give rise to, Be the cause of, Lead to, Result in, Create, Begin, Produce, Generate, Originate, Engender, Spawn, Occasion, Effect, Bring to pass, Bring on, Precipitate, Prompt, Provoke, Kindle, Trigger, Make happen, Spark off, Touch off, Stir up, Whip up, Induce, Inspire, Promote, Foster

How to use Cause in a sentence?

  1. Mr. Tortellini was in a fantastic mood again and Corinne wondered what couldve happened to cause such an amazing improvement in his mood for the last three weeks .
  2. All actions have an equal and opposite reaction, therefore there must be an initial cause that initialized this chain of events.
  3. Forty-five causes were entered in the list for the March session.
  4. This disease can cause blindness.
  5. Jeff had just cause to punch that dude in the face after all the things he said about Jeffs sister and her friends.
  6. She devoted her life to the cause of deaf people.
  7. The cause of the accident is not clear.

Meaning of Cause & Cause Definition