causality


cau·sal·i·ty

noun \k-ˈza-lə-tē\

: the relationship between something that happens or exists and the thing that causes it

: the idea that something can cause another thing to happen or exist

plural cau·sal·i·ties

Full Definition of CAUSALITY

1
:  a causal quality or agency
2
:  the relation between a cause and its effect or between regularly correlated events or phenomena

Examples of CAUSALITY

  1. Scientists found no causality between the events.
  2. <a supreme being is a being that, by definition, has no causality of its own>

First Known Use of CAUSALITY

1603

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