Simple Definition of causal
: relating to or showing the cause of something
: making something happen : causing something
Full Definition of causal
causallyplay \-zə-lē\ adverb
Examples of causal in a sentence
No causal connection between the events was found.
There is a causal link between poverty and crime.
First Known Use of causal
Legal Definition of causal
1 : of, relating to, or constituting a cause <causal negligence>
2 : involving causation or a cause <no causal relationship between driving without insurance and the accident — National Law Journal> <a causal link exists between the deceptive act and the injury — National Law Journal>
3 : arising from a cause
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