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Synonyms for causation
kɔˈzeɪ ʃəncau·sa·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. causation

    The efficient cause, that which makes anything to be or be done, is the common meaning of the word, as in the saying "There is no effect without a cause." Every man instinctively recognizes himself acting through will as the cause of his own actions. The Creator is the Great First Cause of all things. A condition is something that necessarily precedes a result, but does not produce it. An antecedent simply precedes a result, with or without any agency in producing it; as, Monday is the invariable antecedent of Tuesday, but not the cause of it. The direct antonym of cause is effect, while that of antecedent is consequent. An occasion is some event which brings a cause into action at a particular moment; gravitation and heat are the causes of an avalanche; the steep incline of the mountain-side is a necessary condition, and the shout of the traveler may be the occasion of its fall. Causality is the doctrine or principle of causes, causation the action or working of causes. Compare DESIGN; REASON.

    Synonyms:
    actor, agent, antecedent, author, causality, cause, condition, creator, designer, former, fountain, motive, occasion, origin, originator, power, precedent, reason, reason, source, spring

    Antonyms:
    consequence, creation, development, effect, end, end, event, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, product, result

    Preposition:
    The cause of the disaster; cause for interference.

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. causing, causationnoun

    the act of causing something to happen

    Synonyms:
    causing

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "causation":

    causality, causal, causative

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD3.0 / 1 vote

  1. causation

    Synonyms:
    Cause & effect

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How to use causation in a sentence?

  1. Brian Alexander:

    One piece is unlikely to be to important as to causation, it they recover additional pieces and additional evidence, there could be a different dynamic from the legal perspective concerning airline manufacturers.

  2. Spencer Kuvin:

    As far as her medical condition is concerned, I would leave medical causation issues up to the physician, but if there’s clinical support that the type of abuse she suffered at Epstein’s hands could be related to some of the conditions that she has, then obviously we ’ll pursue that theory in litigation.

  3. Laura Phipps:

    To better understand the order and the direction of causation in these relationships, future research will need to build a picture of how sleep patterns, biological processes, and cognitive skills change over longer periods of time, this new research is from a large, international study on cognitively healthy people, but it did rely on participants to report their sleep duration rather than measuring it directly.

  4. Pam Factor-Litvak:

    I think that there would need to be more studies to build up causation.

  5. Martin Rossor:

    It is important to be cautious about associations, as they do not prove causation, for example, depression is common before the onset of dementia, and so those individuals receiving an antidepressant drug with anticholinergic effects may already have a disease such as Alzheimer's disease that will lead to dementia 10 years later.


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