Definitions for causationkɔˈzeɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or fact of causing.
the relation of cause to effect; causality.
anything that produces an effect; cause.
Origin of causation:
1640–50; < ML
the act of causing something to happen
The act of causing; also the act or agency by which an effect is produced.
the act of causing; also the act or agency by which an effect is produced