Definition of "causing" []

  • 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)
  • Present participle of cause. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "causing" in a sentence
  • "Is that what we call causing despair and ripping the country apart?"
  • "“Not a good idea, Merry,” Ethan said, the nickname causing the ruddy flush on the man’s cheeks to scorch a path down his neck."
  • "The study includes an attribution analysis that employs 23 global climate models to determine whether manmade global warming lurks behind the trends, or whether natural factors are the primary player in causing changes in the NASH."