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

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  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.]

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  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. Anuj Somany:

    Most people don’t require forgiveness for own committed sins from their victims or others because they themselves are quite capable of forgiving themselves repeatedly.

  2. Chris Murphy:

    I don't think you can say that the Syrian war wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for the invasion of Iraq, but we certainly contributed to the ongoing mess in that region and inside Syria because of our occupation, our invasion, which after a set of circumstances, led to the development of ISIS. … I think we have a responsibility.

  3. Sandra Magnus:

    We want them to happen because people have the skill sets and they're available to do the job, on the other hand, it's important for young women to see women role models doing extraordinary things.

  4. Kevin Bai:

    The duty will not have a big impact on China's overall steel exports because the volume to the United States is very small... but because of anti-dumping, export destinations are becoming more and more dispersed.

  5. Boris Zilberman:

    Vladimir Putin’s hands, if history has been an indicator, our response will be a little bit slow and it’s going to be measured and it’s not going to be something that will ultimately push the Russians back because they have a lot more skin in the game than we do.

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