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synonyms for final cause

  • purpose
  • aim
  • cause
  • consequence
  • end
  • motive
  • principle
  • score
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antonyms for final cause

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  • beginning
  • commencement
  • origin
  • start
  • detriment
  • disadvantage
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How to use final cause in a sentence

Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Without any known cause of offence, a tacit acknowledgement of mutual dislike was shewn by Louis and de Patinos.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
No one ever argued with Levison; all understood that this particular phrase was final.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If we are to have a real education along lines of expression we must begin with the "content," or cause, of expression.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Yet, so curiously constituted is the native mind, the blowing-up of the magazine was the final tocsin of revolt.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Rapidity of action and a self-confidence which on the battlefield never felt itself beaten were the cause of Murat's success.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If I am proof against my own heart, in so dear a cause, shall I not be proof against the poor allurements of vanity and sense?
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She stopped, and turned to face him, an incredible shyness seeming to cause her to avoid his gaze.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The fact that her fortune was vaguely threatened did not cause her anxiety: she scarcely realized it.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO FINAL CAUSE

  • aim
  • cause
  • consequence
  • end
  • final cause
  • motive
  • principle
  • purpose
  • score
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