Textual thesaurus for "cause"

(noun) causal agency, causal agent

any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

(noun) movement, campaign, crusade, drive, effort

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

(noun) lawsuit, case, causa, suit

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

the family brought suit against the landlord

(noun) reason, grounds

a justification for something existing or happening

he had no cause to complain; they had good reason to rejoice

(verb) induce, get, have, make, stimulate

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

(verb) do, make

give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally

cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident