English - English Dictionary
causeany entity that causes events to happen
causea series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to
lost causea defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable
causea comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
causewaya road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
probable cause(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure; "a magistrate determined that there was probable cause to search the house"
causea justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
causerielight informal conversation for social occasions
cause celebreany incident that attracts great public attention
causeevents that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"
first causea self-caused agent that is the cause of all things; "God is the first cause"
cause of deaththe causal agent resulting in death; "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"
cause to sleepmake fall asleep; "The soft music caused us to to fall asleep"
causecause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
causewaypave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
causegive rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
cause to be perceivedhave perceptible qualities
causewayprovide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"
causelesshaving no cause or apparent cause; "a causeless miracle"; "fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune"; "we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times"
uncausedhaving no cause or apparent cause; "a causeless miracle"; "fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune"; "we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times"
causelesshaving no justifying cause or reason; "a senseless, causeless murder"; "a causeless war that never had an aim"; "an apparently arbitrary and reasonless change"