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bɪˈkɔz, -ˈkɒz, -ˈkʌzbe·cause

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  1. becauseadverb

    For the reason (that).

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

  2. becauseadverb

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

    I ruined my life because of you!

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

  3. becauseconjunction

    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. becauseconjunction

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

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

  5. becauseconjunction

    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.]

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How to pronounce because?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Christopher Murphy:

    The reason that were in the crisis that we are today is not because of anything that China did.

  2. Rochelle Walensky:

    We, in an interagency way, are planning to boost, because, quite honestly, we want to make sure that if we see more disease out there, we have a mechanism, we're fully ready to combat it.

  3. Tom Waits:

    When you're a kid and you're trying to find your own voice, it's rather daunting to hear somebody like Howlin' Wolf, because you know that you'll never achieve that.

  4. Elisabeth Moss:

    For me as an actor, I don't look for heroes. I don't look for someone who's inspiring or some sort of iconic person, I look for someone who is human and who is real, [Offred] is a hero in the end, but because she has to be.

  5. Shigeki Terashi:

    Falling EV battery capacity is not a major issue in China now because sales there have only recently begun, but in time this problem will likely become more evident.

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