Definition: Because

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Statistics

  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: Because

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:
  • Conjunction
  • A conjunction joins words or, more frequently, phrases and clauses

Usage Notes:
  • Because + Verb Phrase, Because Of + Noun Phrase
  • IN CASE OF, like 'because of', is used with a noun or gerund, but not a verb phrase
  • SINCE and AS can be used as synonyms of BECAUSE

Similar Words (using 'becaus' as word stem):

'becaus' + Suffix

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