Definition of Causa

1. Noun. A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy. "The family brought suit against the landlord"

Exact synonyms: Case, Cause, Lawsuit, Suit
Specialized synonyms: Civil Suit, Class Action, Class-action Suit, Countersuit, Criminal Suit, Moot, Bastardy Proceeding, Paternity Suit
Generic synonyms: Legal Proceeding, Proceeding, Proceedings
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Sue



Definition of Causa

1. cause [n CAUSAE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Causa

caulocarpous
caulome
caulomes
cauls
caum
cauma
caumed
caumesthesia
cauming
caums
caup
cauponize
caups
cauri
cauris
causa (current term)
causable
causae
causal
causal-final
causal additivity
causal agency
causal agent
causal factor
causal independence
causal ontologies
causal ontology
causal systems
causal treatment
causalgia

Literary usage of Causa

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1. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"... sed ù Contentione non e causa nustra etiam nomine Sanctitatis ... ad se in causa nostra : Et si quas ... in bac causa contra nos, aut sub- Deinde valde ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(1) Gifts causa mortis.—Besides these formal legacies, contained in a man's will ... 6. m There is a very complete donatio martin causa in the Odyssey, b. ..."

3. European Treaties Bearing on the History of the United States and Its by Frances Gardiner Davenport, Charles Oscar Paullin (1917)
"1526 causa en posesión o propriedad, saber, por los letrados juristas de cada ... los quales letrados procederán en la dicha causa, syn determinación o ..."

4. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, John Melville Gould, Oliver Wendell Holmes (1901)
"Gifts causa Mortis. — Gifts causa mortis have been a * 444 subject of very frequent and extensive discussion in the held in trust far him after & fieri ..."

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