What does causation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. causing, causation(noun)

    the act of causing something to happen


  1. causation(Noun)

    The act of causing; also the act or agency by which an effect is produced.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Causation(noun)

    the act of causing; also the act or agency by which an effect is produced


  1. Causation

    Causation is the "causal relationship between conduct and result". That is to say that causation provides a means of connecting conduct with a resulting effect, typically an injury. In criminal law, it is defined as the actus reus from which the specific injury or other effect arose and is combined with mens rea to comprise the elements of guilt. Causation is only applicable where a result has been achieved and therefore is immaterial with regard to inchoate offenses.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of causation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of causation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pam Factor-Litvak:

    I think that there would need to be more studies to build up causation.

  2. Adrian Vella:

    I think the general message always should be that association studies do not actually imply causation.

  3. Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck:

    Religion belongs to the realm that is inviolable before the law of causation and therefore closed to science.

  4. Brian Alexander:

    One piece is unlikely to be to important as to causation, it they recover additional pieces and additional evidence, there could be a different dynamic from the legal perspective concerning airline manufacturers.

  5. Rand Paul:

    I did not say vaccines caused disorders, just that they were temporally related -- I did not allege causation. I support vaccines, I receive them myself and I had all of my children vaccinated, in fact today, I received the booster shot for the vaccines I got when I went to Guatemala last year.

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