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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person or thing that brings about some action or result.

Usage examples (40)
  • All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
  • cause a commotion
  • He had no cause to complain
  • They worked in the cause of world peace for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "caws" (sound made by crows) will "cause" (something that leads to an effect or result) me to build a scarecrow.
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