The definition of causation means making something occur, or being the underlying reason why something happened.
When a car is speeding and it leads to an accident, speeding is an example of causation.
- the act of causing
- a causal agency; anything producing an effect
- The act or process of causing.
- A cause.
(countable and uncountable, plural causations)
- The act of causing.
- The act or agency by which an effect is produced.
From cause + -ation