Causation meaning

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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.

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The act or process of causing.
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A cause.
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The act or agency by which an effect is produced.
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Causality.
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The act of causing.
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A causal agency; anything producing an effect.
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Causality.
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The act of causing or producing an effect or a result. See also chain of causation, causality, and cause.
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The act of causing.
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Origin of causation

  • From cause +‎ -ation

    From Wiktionary