Simple Definition of because
: for the reason that
Examples of because
I ran because I was afraid.
“Why did you do it?” “Because she told me to.”
Origin of because
Middle English because that, because, from by cause that
First Known Use: 14th century
BECAUSE Defined for Kids
Definition of because
: for the reason that <I ran because I was scared.>
: for the reason of <The game was canceled because of rain.>
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