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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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There is therefore no a priori objection to a causal law in which part of the cause has ceased to exist.
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This, say some scientists, then causes natural processes to release even more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, causing a further acceleration of warming.
Ultimately, the Court's decision leaves open the possibility for future causes of action and liability in New York as a result of spoliation of evidence.
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?
While mental disorder was defined as a "mental, emotional, behavioral, or stress-related disorder," the policy was silent as to whether the insurer should look to causes or symptoms when determining whether the mental illness limitation applied.
As ever, we deeply appreciate your willingness to play a vital role in NIDA's mission: helping young people everywhere understand the risks of drugs and the damage they can cause.
A disorder in the function of pendrin will cause a diminished iodide transport over the apical membrane, which causes iodide to remain in the thyrocyte.
Too much sun exposure--another lifestyle choice--also is at the top of the list of cancer causes.
An improper barrel-temperature profile can also cause surging, but a melt pump won't solve this problem, which will be reflected in viscosity variations and thus uneven gauge in both MD and TD.
Slag and dross were determined to be the cause of inclusions, even though several runner systems were found to be free of any such inclusions.
Apart from poor sleep habits, Brandes noted, major causes of insomnia seem to be psychological distress, such as that seen with anxiety and depression.
The deer mouse is a reservoir host for Sin Nombre hantavirus, which causes hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in the southwestern United States.
But Wise's study and other recent data suggest that pregnancy causes no increase in risk.