Definition of Causing in English :

Define Causing in English

Causing meaning in English

Meaning of Causing in English

Pronunciation of Causing in English

Causing pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of causing

1. causation, causing

the act of causing something to happen

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


see synonyms of causing
a person, thing, event, state, or action that produces an effect
grounds for action; motive; justification
she had good cause to shout like that
the ideals, etc, of a group or movement
the Communist cause
the welfare or interests of a person or group in a dispute
they fought for the miners' cause
a matter of widespread concern or importance
the cause of public health
a ground for legal action; matter giving rise to a lawsuit
the lawsuit itself
(in the philosophy of Aristotle) any of four requirements for a thing's coming to be, namely material (material cause), its nature (formal cause), an agent (efficient cause), and a purpose (final cause)
8.  make common cause with
9. (transitive)
to be the cause of; bring about; precipitate; be the reason for

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see synonyms of causing
Informal, Dialectal
anything producing an effect or result
a person or thing acting voluntarily or involuntarily as the agent that brings about an effect or result
drinking was the cause of his downfall
a reason, motive, or ground for some action, feeling, etc.; esp., sufficient reason
cause for complaint
any objective or movement that a person or group is interested in and supports, esp. one involving social reform
5.  Law
an action or question to be resolved by a court of law
verb transitiveWord forms: caused or ˈcausing
to be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.

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see synonyms of causing
a. The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
b. The one, such as a person, event, or condition, that is responsible for an action or result.
2. A basis for an action or response; a reason: The doctor's report gave no cause for alarm.
3. A goal or principle served with dedication and zeal: “the cause of freedom versus tyranny” (Hannah Arendt).
4. The interests of a person or group engaged in a struggle: “The cause of America is in great measure the cause of all mankind” (Thomas Paine).
5. Law
a. A lawsuit or criminal prosecution.
b. The ground or basis for a lawsuit.
6. A subject under debate or discussion.
tr.v. caused, caus·ing, caus·es
1. To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
2. To bring about or compel by authority or force: The moderator invoked a rule causing the debate to be ended.

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