Self-caused



noun
1.
a person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result; the producer of an effect:
You have been the cause of much anxiety. What was the cause of the accident?
2.
the reason or motive for some human action:
The good news was a cause for rejoicing.
3.
good or sufficient reason:
to complain without cause; to be dismissed for cause.
4.
Law.

a ground of legal action; the matter over which a person goes to law.
a case for judicial decision.

5.
any subject of discussion or debate.
6.
a principle, ideal, goal, or movement to which a person or group is dedicated:
the Socialist cause; the human rights cause.
7.
the welfare of a person or group, seen as a subject of concern:
support for the cause of the American Indian.
8.
Philosophy.

the end or purpose for which a thing is done or produced.
Aristotelianism. any of the four things necessary for the movement or the coming into being of a thing, namely a material (material cause) something to act upon it (efficient cause) a form taken by the movement or development (formal cause) and a goal or purpose (final cause)

verb (used with object), caused, causing.
9.
to be the cause of; bring about.
Idioms
10.
make common cause, to unite in a joint effort; work together for the same end:
They made common cause with neighboring countries and succeeded in reducing tariffs.
noun
1.
a person, thing, event, state, or action that produces an effect
2.
grounds for action; motive; justification: she had good cause to shout like that
3.
the ideals, etc, of a group or movement: the Communist cause
4.
the welfare or interests of a person or group in a dispute: they fought for the miners’ cause
5.
a matter of widespread concern or importance: the cause of public health
6.

a ground for legal action; matter giving rise to a lawsuit
the lawsuit itself

7.
(in the philosophy of Aristotle) any of four requirements for a thing’s coming to be, namely material (material cause), its nature (formal cause), an agent (efficient cause), and a purpose (final cause)
8.
make common cause with, to join with (a person, group, etc) for a common objective
verb
9.
(transitive) to be the cause of; bring about; precipitate; be the reason for

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