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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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But not only fewer just causes of war will be given by the national government, but it will also be more in their power to accommodate and settle them amicably.
To enter the "Choose Your Cause" contest, fans simply chose their favorite charity from the selection of Facebook layouts designed by Cause Layouts.
Independent Cause of Action: A little over two years ago, the New York Court of Appeals in MetLife Auto & Home v.
If it is a frequent nuisance, it may merit an examination by a physician well-versed in clicks and their various causes.
Do we long for the Spirit to descend upon all God's people or tear ourselves apart from those who cause us to fall?
Constitution reads as follows: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be vio-lated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
If the brain and body respond in the same way that they do to many other drugs of abuse, this will show that toluene may cause addictive behavior in a similar way.
The business process for discovering root cause problems is most commonly named Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA).
How inhalants can cause damage to the whole body--including death.
People with homozygous mutations that cause partial loss of function may not be detected when, under conditions of high iodide intake, full preservation of iodide concentrating function is not required to achieve normal hormone synthesis.
For example, radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer.
Variation in material composition can cause melt temperature and/or viscosity variations.
Another colleague then identified the cause of the defect as some residual from the exothermic sleeves in the green sand.
An employer that fails to file FICA or FUTA tax returns, or to deposit or pay the FICA or FUTA tax liability shown on the returns, is subject to a mandatory penalty, unless it shows that the failure was due to reasonable cause and not willful neglect, under Secs.