Cause

  • 21 causé — décausé recausé …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 22 'cause — (because) conj. due to the fact that …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 23 causé — Causé, [caus]ée. part. Il a la signification de son verbe actif …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 24 'cause — [kôz, kuz] conj. [Informal or Dial.] because …

    English World dictionary

  • 25 CAUSE — s. f. Principe, ce qui fait qu une chose est, a lieu. Dieu est la première de toutes les causes, la cause des causes, la souveraine cause, la cause universelle, la cause première. Il y a différents genres de causes. Cause principale. Cause… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 26 CAUSE — n. f. Ce qui fait qu’une chose est, agit, a lieu. Dieu est la cause des causes, la souveraine cause, la cause universelle, la cause première. Il y a différents genres de causes. Cause principale. Cause matérielle. Cause formelle. Cause efficiente …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 27 cause — (kô z ) s. f. 1°   Ce qui fait qu une chose est ou s opère. Cause instrumentale, matérielle, formelle, efficiente, physique, morale, occasionnelle, prédisposante, occulte. Causes éloignées, prochaines. Point d effet sans cause. •   Le ciel règle… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 28 Cause — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cause (homonymie) et Causalité. On entend généralement par «cause» d’un fait ce qui le produit ou du moins qui participe à sa production. Donner les causes d un fait revient à le rendre intelligible en répondant… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 29 cause — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sb/sth that makes sth happen ADJECTIVE ▪ real, root, true, underlying ▪ the root cause of the problem ▪ deeper ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 30 cause — cause1 W1S2 [ko:z US ko:z] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin causa] 1.) a person, event, or thing that makes something happen →↑effect cause of ▪ Breast cancer is the leading cause of death for American women in their forties.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 31 cause — 1 noun 1 WHAT CAUSES STH (C) a person, event, or thing that makes something happen (+ of): What was the cause of the accident? | The doctor had recorded the cause of death as heart failure. | root/underlying etc cause (=the basic cause): The root …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 cause — I n. movement objective 1) to advance, champion, fight for, promote; serve a cause 2) to espouse, plead a cause 3) to take up a cause 4) a common; good, just, worthwhile, worthy cause (to make common cause with smb.) 5) a lost cause reason 6) to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 33 cause — cause1 [ kɔz ] noun *** 1. ) count an event, thing, or person that makes something happen: cause of: The pathologist s report established the cause of death as extensive chest injuries. The major cause of these accidents is speeding by drivers.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 34 cause */*/*/ — I UK [kɔːz] / US [kɔz] noun Word forms cause : singular cause plural causes 1) [countable] an event, thing, or person that makes something happen The major cause of these accidents is drivers going too fast. an essay on the causes of the First… …

    English dictionary

  • 35 cause — causable, adj. causability, n. causeless, adj. causelessly, adv. causelessness, n. causer, n. /kawz/, n., v., caused, causing. n. 1. a person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result; the… …

    Universalium

  • 36 cause — [[t]kɔ͟ːz[/t]] ♦ causes, causing, caused 1) N COUNT: oft N of n The cause of an event, usually a bad event, is the thing that makes it happen. Smoking is the biggest preventable cause of death and disease... The causes are a complex blend of… …

    English dictionary

  • 37 cause — noun (Lat. causa.) Each separate antecedent of an event. Something that precedes and brings about an effect or a result. A reason for an action or condition. A ground of a legal action. An agent that brings something about. That which in some… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 38 cause — noun (Lat. causa.) Each separate antecedent of an event. Something that precedes and brings about an effect or a result. A reason for an action or condition. A ground of a legal action. An agent that brings something about. That which in some… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 39 Cause — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Constant antecedent. < N PARAG:Cause >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cause cause origin source principle element Sgm: N 1 occasioner occasioner prime mover primum mobile Sgm: N 1 vera causa vera causa …

    English dictionary for students

  • 40 cause — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. source (See cause); subject, basis; case; doctrine, view. See thought, belief. II That which produces an effect Nouns 1. cause, origin, source, wellspring, principle, element; leaven; groundwork,… …

    English dictionary for students


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