Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


They said this be-cause they knew that he was of King Da-vid's race.

He who is hired flees from the sheep, be-cause he does not care for them.

Because—be-cause, is a compound of the verb be, and the noun cause.

Be-cause—Oh, I say, it's six o'clock; are you going to stay?

I had been in jail often, not for a cause, as I punned wretchedly, but be-cause.

Then the Jews took up stones to stone him, be-cause he said that he was God.

And the chief man of the church was wroth with Je-sus, be-cause he had done this deed on the day of rest.

Je-sus told them not to weep for him, but for them-selves and their chil-dren, be-cause of the woes that were to come on the Jews.

In some parts of the world peo-ple nev-er dare go in bath-ing, be-cause of them.

How-ev-er, he was not a-ble to kill me, be-cause I was not a-live, and one must first live in or-der to die.