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cause

noun

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  1. 1 someone or something responsible for a result <the much-debated causes of the American Civil War> Synonyms antecedent, causality, causation, occasion, reason Related Words consideration, determinant, factor; alpha and omega, be-all and end-all; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, spring Near Antonyms ramification; denouement (also dénouement), repercussion; conclusion, end; by-product, side effect (also side reaction) Antonyms aftereffect, aftermath, consequence, corollary, development, effect, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot

  2. 2 a series of activities undertaken to achieve a goal <joined the freedom fighters' cause as a young man> Synonyms bandwagon, blitz, campaign, crusade, drive, juggernaut, movement, pushRelated Words assault, attack, maneuver, march, offensive; action, bid, enterprise, initiative, mission, project, undertaking




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