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causal

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adjective caus·al \ˈkȯ-zəl\

Simple Definition of causal

  • : relating to or showing the cause of something

  • : making something happen : causing something

Full Definition of causal

  1. 1 :  expressing or indicating cause :  causative <a causal clause introduced by since>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting a cause <the causal agent of a disease>

  3. 3 :  involving causation or a cause :  marked by cause and effect <a causal link>

  4. 4 :  arising from a cause <a causal development>

caus·al·ly play \-zə-lē\ adverb

Examples of causal

  1. No causal connection between the events was found.

  2. There is a causal link between poverty and crime.



Circa 1530

First Known Use of causal

circa 1530

Rhymes with causal



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