Synonyms and Antonyms of causation

  1. someone or something responsible for a result <presented data that supports the thesis that poverty is the primary causation of crime> Synonyms antecedent, causality, cause, occasion, reasonRelated Words consideration, determinant, factor; alpha and omega, be-all and end-all; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springNear 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

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