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  • adv. In a causal manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. According to the order or series of causes; by tracing effects to causes.
  • n. The lighter, earthy parts of ore, carried off washing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As a cause; accord ing to the order of causes; by tracing effects to causes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a causal fashion


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causal +‎ -ly


  • On the other hand, an understanding (Verstehen) in this subjective sense is not anchored in a non-cognitive empathy or intuitive appreciation that is arational by nature; it can gain objective validity when the meanings and values to be comprehended are explained causally, that is, as a means to an end.


  • When a man is ninety years old and has observed, every week in his life, that in his part of the country there is invariably a rainfall every Tuesday, this observation is richly and often tested, yet nobody will get the notion of causally connecting Tuesday and rain -- but only because such connection would be regarded as generally foolish.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

  • I have found the more "causally" I appear when correcting behavior the more comfortable my guest and the more likely they are to self-correct their behavior.

    The Formal Home

  • On the suggested revision, these conditional probabilities should be replaced by some kind of causally conditional probabilities, which might (on some accounts) be expressed by phrases like “the probability that if One were to cooperate, Two would also cooperate.”

    Prisoner's Dilemma

  • Being '' causally '' independent is an unrelated metaphysical concept.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • "causally" related to these Fed weenies doing it for decades, in direct contrast to classical / Austrian economics and sheer common sense.

    Asia Times Online

  • The aspects of the world that fit an ideology are the facts that its implicit causal theories make easy to spot and causally intercorrelate.

    Notes on Critical Review's Converse issue, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • They causally rearrange their positions on the bench until at one point they get laughs just by being arranged on the bench in order of height.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Beckett Funnier Than A Comedy About Gay Marriage? Yep!

  • The responsibility lies with national politicians across Europe and the political systems that allow them to make these commitments so causally and with so much euphemism as substitute for argument. urgs says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Collapse of Spain

  • Note that you can imagine newspaper headlines that attribute blame to any of these causally-relevant conditions and treat them as “the” cause.

    Matthew Yglesias » Financial Crisis and Causation


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