Definition: 'Because'

Searching 100,590 words Search Word:

Results for 'because'


  • 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

Dictionary Definitions

Definitions of Because: | Cambridge Dictionaries | Merriam-Webster |

Google  America | Australia | Britain | Canada | Ireland | New Zealand | Images

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

'becaus' + Suffix