cause for concern

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cause for concern

: reason to worry
  • There is no cause for concern.

Word by Word Definitions

cause play
  1. : a reason for an action or condition : motive

  2. : something that brings about an effect or a result

  3. : a person or thing that is the occasion of an action or state

  1. : to serve as a cause or occasion of

  2. : to compel by command, authority, or force

concern play
  1. : to relate to : be about

  2. : to bear on

  3. : to have an influence on : involve

  1. : marked interest or regard usually arising through a personal tie or relationship

  2. : an uneasy state of blended interest, uncertainty, and apprehension

  3. : something that relates or belongs to one : affair


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