Definition of "caused" []

  • A person, thing, event, state, or action that produces an effect (noun)
  • Grounds for action; motive; justification (noun)
  • The ideals, etc, of a group or movement (noun)
  • The welfare or interests of a person or group in a dispute (noun)
  • A matter of widespread concern or importance (noun)
  • A ground for legal action; matter giving rise to a lawsuit (noun)
  • The lawsuit itself (noun)
  • (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) (noun)
  • To be the cause of; bring about; precipitate; be the reason for (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of cause. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "caused" in a sentence
  • "“Joy Wells,” said Morris, looking as if the mere utterance of her name caused him pain."
  • "In fact, the ambiguity of the title caused many teachers to be beaten arbitrarily."
  • "Again, she wondered who Sanji was, and why just hearing the name caused him such anguish."
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