Noun Definition


1.Definition: a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

Related Noun(s):lawsuit, case, suit, causa

Category: General

2.Definition: a justification for something existing or happening

"He had no cause to complain", "They had good reason to rejoice"

Related Noun(s):reason, grounds

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):drive, movement, campaign, crusade, effort

Category: General

4.Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

Category: General

5.Definition: events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something

"They are trying to determine the cause of the crash"

Category: General