causal


causal
caus·al /'kȯ-zəl/ adj
1: of, relating to, or constituting a cause
causal negligence
2: involving causation or a cause
no causal relationship between driving without insurance and the accidentNational Law Journal
a causal link exists between the deceptive act and the injuryNational Law Journal
3: arising from a cause

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

causal
I adjective causative, compelling, conductive, constitutive, creative, determinant, determinative, effective, effectual, formative, generating, generative, inception, inducing, influential, institutive, instrumental, originating, originative, productive associated concepts: causal connection, causal negligence, causal relationship II index causative

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • causal — causal, ale, als ou aux [ kozal, o ] adj. • 1565; cauzal XIIIe « raison, motif »; lat. imp. causalis ♦ Qui concerne la cause, lui appartient, ou la constitue (⇒ causatif). Lien causal. Loi causale. Des enchaînements causals ou causaux. ♢ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • causal — 1. Adjetivo que significa ‘que se refiere a la causa o se relaciona con ella’: «Admitimos que los fenómenos están en relación de forma causal» (Lucas Sociología [Esp. 1996]). No debe confundirse con casual (‘fortuito’; → casual). 2. En América se …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • causal — adjetivo 1. De la causa: elemento causal, factor causal, relación causal. 2. [Proposición, oración, conjunción] que expresa la causa de lo indicado en otra proposición principal: En la oración Voy porque quiero , la proposición porque quiero es… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Causal — Caus al, n. A causal word or form of speech. [1913 Webster] Anglo Saxon drencan to drench, causal of Anglo Saxon drincan to drink. Skeat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Causal — Caus al, a. [L. causalis. See {Cause}.] Relating to a cause or causes; inplying or containing a cause or causes; expressing a cause; causative. [1913 Webster] Causal propositions are where two propositions are joined by causal words. Watts. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • causal — causal, ale (kô zal, za l ) adj. Qui appartient à la cause.    Terme de grammaire. Particule causale, même sens que particule causative. •   Toutes les fois que nous trouvons dans le discours ces particules, parce que, car, puisque, et les autres …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • causal — (Del lat. causālis). 1. adj. Que se refiere a la causa o se relaciona con ella. 2. Gram. Dicho de una oración subordinada: Que expresa la causa de lo dicho o del hecho de que se diga. 3. f. p. us. Razón y motivo de algo. ☛ V. conjunción causal …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Causāl — (v. lat.), 1) was sich auf Ursache bezieht; s. Causalität; daher 2) in der Philosophie: Causalprincip, das Princip des Werdens; Causalurtheil, Urkheil, welches Etwas als Ursache eines Andern setzt; Causalnexus (Causalverbindung, Causalverknüpfung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Causal — Causal, sich auf eine Ursache beziehend, ursachlich, begründend …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • causal — CAUSAL, ALE. adj. Voyez Causatif, ive …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798


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