Definitions For Cause


  • Any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
  • A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  • A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • A justification for something existing or happening
  • Events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
  • Something or someone that produces an effect, result, or condition : something or someone that makes something happen or exist
  • A reason for doing or feeling something
  • Something (such as an organization, belief, idea, or goal) that a group or people support or fight for


  • Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
  • Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
  • To make (something) happen or exist : to be the cause of (something)
  • To make (someone) feel, have, or do something

Is Cause a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Cause is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cause in a Sentence

  • His symptoms had no apparent physical causes.
  • She is the cause of all their problems.
  • The medicine was prescribed without good cause.
  • He swerved and caused an accident.
  • The flood caused great hardship.
  • The illness is caused by a virus.

Synonyms for Cause

Antonyms for Cause

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website