Meaning of CAUSAL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkȯ-zəl ]


Date: circa 1530

1. : expressing or indicating cause : causative

a causal clause introduced by since

2. : of, relating to, or constituting a cause

the causal agent of a disease

3. : involving causation or a cause

the relationship…was not one of causal antecedence so much as one of analogous growth — H. O. Taylor

4. : arising from a cause

a causal development

• caus·al·ly -zə-lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.