What does because mean?

Definitions for because
bɪˈkɔz, -ˈkɒz, -ˈkʌzbe·cause

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Wiktionary

  1. because(Adverb)

    For the reason (that).

    Etymology: From bi cause = bi + cause, modelled on par cause

  2. because(Adverb)

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

    I ruined my life because of you!

    Etymology: From bi cause = bi + cause, modelled on par cause

  3. because(Conjunction)

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

    I hid myself because I was afraid.

    Etymology: From bi cause = bi + cause, modelled on par cause

  4. because(Conjunction)

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

    Etymology: From bi cause = bi + cause, modelled on par cause

  5. because(Conjunction)

    So that, in order that.

    Etymology: 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

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce because?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say because in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of because in a Sentence

  1. Yael Aflalo:

    You couldn’t even see toward the end of the block because the pollution was on eye level, all these dresses I was making for Urban Outfitters, they were all made out of fossil fuels.

  2. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam:

    As part and parcel of enhancing social distancing we are making an appeal to the people of Hong Kong to stay at home as much as possible, but at the moment, we're making this appeal, we're not going for compulsory closures because Hong Kong is a free society.

  3. Debrah Lee Charatan:

    What he doesn't want is me to get any of the trust money later on, since I'm not your wife because you were incompetent at the time, OK, that means they are the only ones who can make your decisions.

  4. Milan Badelj:

    They ruined our holidays because of that game in June and we were frustrated and dejected. We want to make amends for that loss.

  5. Sybrina Fulton:

    This trial speaks to me because I am that family, the family that's missing a son. I'm the family that's a victim of senseless gun violence. That's the purpose of me coming here, that's just to stand with the family, to be with the family and to show the support.

Images & Illustrations of because

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    causing disapproval or protest
    • A. obnoxious
    • B. victimised
    • C. cosmopolitan
    • D. abrupt

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