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  1. cause
    IPA[kôz]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. make (something, especially something bad) happen:

      this disease can cause blindness
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: cause, plural noun: causes

    • conjunction

      short for because
    • noun

      a person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon, or condition:

      reasonable grounds for doing, thinking, or feeling something:

    • verb

      make (something, especially something bad) happen:
    • conjunction

      short for because
    • noun

      reasonable grounds (for making a search, pressing a charge, etc.):
    • noun

      (in Aristotelian thought) the pattern which determines the form taken by something.
    • noun

      (in Aristotelian thought) the matter or substance which constitutes a thing.
    • produce satisfactory grounds for application of (or exemption from) a procedure or penalty
    • noun

      the purpose or aim of an action or the end toward which a thing naturally develops.
    • noun

      a person or thing that can no longer hope to succeed or be changed for the better:
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