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According to WordNet, the noun "cause" has 5 sense(s).

101182654 a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord".

100007347 any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results.

100798245 a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort".

107326557 events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash".

106740402 a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice".


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