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Synonyms for cause

Synonyms for cause

that which produces an effect

a basis for an action or a decision

that which provides a reason or justification

a goal or set of interests served with dedication


a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

Synonyms for cause

events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something

a justification for something existing or happening

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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All that is logically demanded is that God be uncaused, that is, that God possess existence by nature and thus not require an antecedent cause to exist.
However, since the antecedent causes were not specified in the report, the family decided to have Jose's cadaver autopsied again.
But in fact, McLellan says when pilots and physicians receive the same kind of treatment that "regular people" do, they experience the same relapse rates with the same antecedent causes.
Given the objections raised in this section, it becomes clear that the apparent defeasibility of practical reasoning must be accountable in terms of some antecedent causes.
This document includes the immediate cause of death, as well as antecedent causes and co-morbidities.