Cause and Issue

Cause

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Cause noun – Someone or something responsible for a result.
Usage example: the much-debated causes of the American Civil War

Issue is an antonym for cause in topics: belief, agent.
Nearby Words: caused, causation, causeless, causative, causal
Antonyms for Cause

Issue

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Issue noun – A condition or occurrence traceable to a cause.
Usage example: one of the issues of the Civil War was a resolution to the question of states' rights

Cause is an antonym for issue in topics: children, distribution, result, point in question, edition of publication.
Nearby Words: issued, issuing, issuance, issuer
Antonyms for Issue
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How words are described

particular particular cause particular issue
common common cause common issue
specific specific cause specific issue
original original cause original issue
Other adjectives: single, obvious, actual, entire, real, big, serious, little, main, moral, new, major, frequent, political, primary, different, biggest.

Common collocations

kind cause kind issue kind
time cause time issue time
bit cause bit issue bit

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Final Crisis As a later issue of Grant Morrison's run on Batman reveals, all his Omega Beams did to Batman was cause everything that had happened to him up until that point.
  • 24-Hour Armor The issue of burial rights generally doesn't come up, because the number one cause of Remora death is being turned into a impact crater from interstellar rock slipping past the Greatship's point defenses and colliding with the hull.
    Source: 24-Hour Armor
  • Fantastic Aesop Failed Metaphor: The writer tries to use the story as a metaphor for a real-life issue without properly considering the differences between the settings that cause the metaphor to break down.
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Issue and Cause. (2016). Retrieved 2019, August 24, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/cause/issue
Cause & Issue. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/cause/issue>.
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