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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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A Tesoro spokesman said the company did not agree with the assessment about maintenance at the refinery from the board, an independent federal agency charged with determining causes of serious chemical accidents in the US.
Regular meetings shall be held for analyzing sectoral revenues in details, leading to needed corrective measures Frequent meeting will also be held with all the stakeholders of revenue generation process for determining causes of revenue decline and taking remedial actions therein.
His mother, who works with the medical examiner's office identifying bodies and determining causes of death, told Daniel that sometimes bodies remain in the deserts around Phoenix for a period of time before being discovered.
In addition, it will assist in determining causes, frequency, and geographical distribution and will serve as a national resource for control efforts including epidemiological study, clinical research, and prevention and cessation intervention development.
In determining causes, contributors point to policy, particularly the drug war and its role in making criminal justice more punitive.
I emphasized the need for defining problems and determining causes before attempting countermeasures.
Local police and other public officials expressed relief at the time, saying it would shorten the time for determining causes of deaths and completing autopsies.
The software solutions are expected to allow organizations to: -- Simultaneously monitor large numbers of process parameters; -- Reduce time and expense by predicting likely failures before they actually occur in final product testing; -- Perform effective root-cause analysis for determining causes of quality or performance problems; and -- Enable "what-if" analyses and optimization.