[kaw-zuh l] /ˈkɔ zəl/
of, constituting, or implying a .
Grammar. expressing a , as the conjunctions because and since.
acting as or being a cause
stating, involving, or implying a cause: the causal part of the argument
(philosophy) (of a theory) explaining a phenomenon or analysing a concept in terms of some causal relation
1530s, from Latin causalis “relating to a cause,” from causa (see cause (n.)).
[non kaw-zuh proh kaw-zuh; Latin nohn kou-sah proh kou-sah] /nɒn ˈkɔ zə proʊ ˈkɔ zə; Latin noʊn ˈkaʊ sɑ proʊ ˈkaʊ sɑ/ noun, Logic. 1. the fallacy of giving as a reason for a conclusion a proposition not actually relevant to that conclusion.
[kaw-zuh-tiv] /ˈkɔ zə tɪv/ adjective 1. acting as a ; producing (often followed by of): a causative agency; an event causative of war. 2. Grammar. noting . The causative form of to fall is to fell. Gothic -jan is a causative suffix in fulljan “to cause to be full; to fill.”. noun 3. Grammar. a […]
[nons] /nɒns/ noun 1. the present, or immediate, occasion or purpose (usually used in the phrase for the nonce). /nɒns/ noun 1. the present time or occasion (now only in the phrase for the nonce) /nɒns/ noun 1. (prison slang) a rapist or child molester; a sexual offender n. abstracted from phrase for þe naness […]
[sel-uh-bit, -beyt] /ˈsɛl ə bɪt, -ˌbeɪt/ noun 1. a person who abstains from sexual relations. 2. a person who remains unmarried, especially for religious reasons. adjective 3. observing or pertaining to sexual abstention or a religious vow not to marry. 4. not married. /ˈsɛlɪbɪt/ noun 1. a person who is unmarried, esp one who has […]