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causes, plural;
  1. Make (something, typically something bad) happen
    • - this disease can cause blindness
    • - we have no idea what has happened to cause people to stay away
  1. A person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon, or condition
    • - the cause of the accident is not clear
  2. Reasonable grounds for doing, thinking, or feeling something
    • - Faye's condition had given no cause for concern
    • - the government had good cause to avoid war
    • - class size is a cause for complaint in some schools
  3. A principle, aim, or movement that, because of a deep commitment, one is prepared to defend or advocate
    • - she devoted her life to the cause of deaf people
  4. Something deserving of one's support, typically a charity
    • - I'm raising money for a good cause
  5. A matter to be resolved in a court of law

  6. An individual's case offered at law

  1. events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"
  2. give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
  3. a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
  4. induce: cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
  5. campaign: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
  6. causal agent: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
  7. Causality is the relationship between an event (the cause) and a second event (the effect), where the second event is a consequence of the first.
  8. Essabil (Arabic: السبيل, "The Way"), also known as the Democratic and Social Itinerary (Itinéraire Démocratique et Social, IDS) is a minor Algerian political party founded by Abdesslem Ali-Rachedi in January 2002.
  9. "A cause" (meaning "Because") is the third and last single released in France from Céline Dion's French album D'elles. It was sent to the radio stations on January 21, 2008. At the same time "Alone" was released to promote Dion's English album Taking Chances. ...
  10. (Causes (company)) Causes was founded in 2007 as an online advocacy and fundraising application within Facebook, which is the world's largest online social network. It is one of the most trafficked websites in the United States.
  11. The source or reason of an event or action; A goal, aim or principle, especially one which transcends purely selfish ends; To set off an event or action; To actively produce as a result, by means of force or authority
  12. (Caused) many a wife and orphan child in sorrow to complain...
  13. (Causes) Actions, omissions, events, conditions, or a combination thereof, which led to the accident or incident.
  14. (Causes) Although most cases of ASD are sporadic, ASD clearly is associated with genetic syndromes.
  15. (Causes) GERD is caused by a muscle at the bottom of the esophagus that does not close well, causing stomach acid to flow back into the esophagus. This constant reflux of acid can cause the esophagus to become inflamed. Over time, the inflammation can erode the esophagus.
  16. (Causes) In the spring of 2009, cases of human infection with swine flu were confirmed in Mexico and in several states in the United States. Cases of infection in humans were also reported in other countries.
  17. (Causes) Leprosy is caused by the organism Mycobacteriumleprae. It is not very contagious (difficult to transmit) and has a long incubation period (time before symptoms appear), which makes it difficult to determine where or when the disease was contracted. ...
  18. (Causes) Species become extinct or endangered for a number of reasons, but the primary cause is the destruction of habitat. ...
  19. (Causes) The event or events that bring about the risk
  20. (Causes) What gets in the way of individual and organizational performance. There are four kinds of causes: absence of skills and knowledge or information, weak motivation, improper environment, and flawed incentives.
  21. (Causes) have Consequences which affect Causes
  22. Causes are the reasons why a job is being performed as it is. Why there is a performance deficiency or gap.
  23. Causes has been in the headlines during the past week since the Red Cross started their campaign to raise money for disaster relief in Japan.  The application is built on Facebook and allows member to start ’causes’ that benefit a non-profit of their choice. ...
  24. A lawsuit, litigation, or action. Any question, civil or criminal, litigated or contested before a court of justice.
  25. An action or a suit.