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Synonyms for because
bɪˈkɔz, -ˈkɒz, -ˈkʌzbe·cause

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Wiktionary2.6 / 10 votes

  1. becauseconjunction

    By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that.

    I hid myself because I was afraid.

    Synonyms:
    for, since, forwhy, , inasmuch as, as, for that, forthy, therefore

English Synonyms and Antonyms4.2 / 6 votes

  1. because

    Because, literally by-cause, is the most direct and complete word for giving the reason of a thing. Since, originally denoting succession in time, signifies a succession in a chain of reasoning, a natural inference or result. As indicates something like, coordinate, parallel. Since is weaker than because; as is weaker than since; either may introduce the reason before the main statement; thus, since or as you are going, I will accompany you. Often the weaker word is the more courteous, implying less constraint; for example, as you request it, I will come, rather than I will come because you request it. Inasmuch as is a formal and qualified expression, implying by just so much, and no more; thus, inasmuch as the debtor has no property, I abandon the claim. For is a loose connective, giving often mere suggestion or indication rather than reason or cause; as, it is morning, for (not because) the birds are singing.

    Compare synonyms for BUT; NOTWITHSTANDING.

    Synonyms:
    as, for, inasmuch as, since

    Antonyms:
    altho, however, nevertheless, notwithstanding, notwithstanding, yet

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.2 / 6 votes

  1. because

    Synonyms:
    owing, consequently, accordingly

    Antonyms:
    irrespectively, independently, inconsequently, unconnectedly

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.5 / 4 votes

  1. becauseconj.

    Synonyms:
    for, since, as, for the cause that, for the reason that, on this account that, inasmuch as

  2. becauseconj.

    Synonyms:
    on account, by reason

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 4 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "because":

    since, as, due, oj, cos, already, for, therefore, owing, jo, that, cause, by

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How to use because in a sentence?

  1. Central Bank Governor Riad Salame:

    The more the solution is delayed, the more the cost on the country. Today there is no economic activity in the country, imports are getting difficult to channel because the banks are closed, and opening letter of credits is more difficult than it was before.

  2. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati:

    This won't be the last announcement we make because the situation is very dynamic, we will prepare all instruments to mitigate and minimize the impact on companies and people.

  3. Morgan Vine:

    So those people were already struggling, and now we're in a situation where they will be having an even worse time and many more will have fallen into poverty because of what's happening.

  4. Joshua Varghese:

    Because of the environment we're in, the company should be open to dramatic change.

  5. David Howman:

    They will say they don't fail tests because they're all doping free, they need to be dovetailed, so there is a consistency and a profile built up of players that is across all these particular programs.


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