'cause

conjunction \ ˈkȯz , ˈkəz \

Definition of 'cause

Examples of 'cause in a Sentence

  1. he left 'cause I told him to bug off

First Known Use of 'cause

15th century

'cause Synonyms

Synonyms
as, as long as, because, being (as or as how or that) [chiefly dialect], since, considering, for, inasmuch as, now, seeing, whereas


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