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We found 56 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word cause:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. 'cause, cause: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. cause: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. cause: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. cause: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. cause: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. cause, cause, cause: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Cause, cause: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. cause: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. 'cause, cause: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. cause: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. cause: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. cause: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. 'cause, cause: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. cause (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. cause: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. cause: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. cause: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Cause (Algeria), Cause (disambiguation), Cause (medicine), Cause, The Cause: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Cause: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. cause: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. cause: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. cause, cause (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. cause: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. cause: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. Cause: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. cause: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. cause: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. cause: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. cause: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. cause: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. cause: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cause: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. Cause: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. cause: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. cause: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. cause: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. cause: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  7. CAUSE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  8. cause: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  9. cause: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cause: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. cause: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. cause: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. CAUSE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. CAUSE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. CAUSE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. cause: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Cause: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. cause: Scientology® and Dianetics® [home, info]
  3. CAUSE: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. cause: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. cause: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cause, the cause: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (cause)

noun:  a justification for something existing or happening ("He had no cause to complain")
noun:  events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something ("They are trying to determine the cause of the crash")
noun:  any entity that causes events to happen
noun:  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end ("They worked in the cause of world peace")
noun:  a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
verb:  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally ("Cause a commotion")
verb:  cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

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Phrases that include cause:   lost cause, proximate cause, efficient cause, just cause, order to show cause, more...

Words similar to cause:   grounds, movement, reason, campaign, case, causa, caused, causeless, causer, causing, crusade, do, drive, effort, get, have, induce, lawsuit, make, stimulate, more...

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