Word of the Day: Cause

cause / ˈkȯz   noun  
  1. a reason or motive
He never was a friend who ceased to be so for a slight cause. Portuguese Proverb  
  1. something that brings about a result
Charity looks at the need and not the cause. German Proverb  
  1. a person or thing that produces or occasions an event
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping. Latin Proverb  
  1. in law, a ground for legal action
It’s an ill cause that a lawyer thinks shame of. Scottish Proverb  
  1. a matter to be resolved
And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves. Exodus 18:26, King James Bible  
  1. a movement that is supported
The best cause requires a good champion. Dutch Proverb  
  1. a charitable movement
The idea of kids helping other kids is such a great way to introduce children to being involved in charitable causes and volunteer work, setting them on the path to doing good for others throughout their lives. Brandy Norwood, 1979-   verb  
  1. to bring about or produce a result
Anger is always more harmful than the insult that caused it. Chinese Proverb