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causes

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  • nounagent, originator
  • nounbelief; undertaking for belief
  • verbbring into being; bring about
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Synonyms for causes

noun agent, originator
  • element
  • explanation
  • matter
  • motivation
  • motive
  • origin
  • principle
  • purpose
  • root
  • source
  • account
  • agency
  • aim
  • antecedent
  • author
  • basis
  • beginning
  • causation
  • consideration
  • creator
  • determinant
  • doer
  • end
  • foundation
  • genesis
  • ground
  • grounds
  • incitement
  • inducement
  • instigation
  • leaven
  • mainspring
  • maker
  • object
  • occasion
  • producer
  • spring
  • stimulation
  • prime mover

Antonyms for causes

  • discouragement
  • effect
  • result
  • conclusion
  • finish
  • neglect
  • thoughtlessness
  • consequence
  • development
  • fruit
  • issue
  • outcome
  • outgrowth
  • product
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More words related to causes

whys and wherefores

noun. reasons
  • causes
  • details
  • explanations
  • justifications
  • whys
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.