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Synonyms for cause

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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Synonyms for cause

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

a justification for something existing or happening

Related Words

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

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