What does because mean?

Definitions for becausebɪˈkɔz, -ˈkɒz, -ˈkʌz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word because.


  1. because(Adverb)

    For the reason (that).

  2. because(Adverb)

    On account (of), for sake (of).

    I ruined my life because of you!

  3. because(Conjunction)

    By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that.

    I hid myself because I was afraid.

  4. because(Conjunction)

    As known because; as inferred because; as determined because.

  5. because(Conjunction)

    So that, in order that.

  6. Origin: From bi cause = bi + cause, modelled on par cause

Webster Dictionary

  1. Because

    by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that

  2. Because

    in order that; that


  1. Because

    "Because" is a song written by John Lennon and recorded by the Beatles in 1969. It features a prominent three-part vocal harmony by Lennon, McCartney and George Harrison, overdubbed twice to make nine voices in all. It first appeared on Abbey Road, immediately preceding the extended medley on side two of the record.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Because

    be-kawz′, adv. and conj. because of: for the reason that: on account of: for (followed by of). [Prep. by, and Cause.]

Suggested Resources

  1. because

    The because symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the because symbol and its characteristic.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of because in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of because in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wednesday Obama:

    Because if they do.

  2. Ted Koppel:

    I am cynical because.

  3. Paul Street:

    Because of his skin color.

  4. Michelle Obama:

    Because of Hillary Clinton.

  5. President George W. Bush:

    Because it's in his interests.

Images & Illustrations of because

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