Définitions Anglais

  • The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
  • The one, such as a person, event, or condition, that is responsible for an action or result.
  • A basis for an action or response; a reason: The doctor's report gave no cause for alarm.
  • A goal or principle served with dedication and zeal: "the cause of freedom versus tyranny” ( Hannah Arendt).
  • The interests of a person or group engaged in a struggle: "The cause of America is in great measure the cause of all mankind” ( Thomas Paine).
  • Law A ground for legal action.
  • Law A lawsuit.
  • A subject under debate or discussion.
  • To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
  • To bring about or compel by authority or force: The moderator invoked a rule causing the debate to be ended.