Definition of Causal factor
1. Noun. A determining or causal element or factor. "Education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
Generic synonyms: Cognitive Factor
Specialized synonyms: Clincher, Decisive Factor, Influence
Derivative terms: Determinant, Determine, Determinative, Determine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Causal Factor
Literary usage of Causal factor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Force of Mind: Or, The Mental Factor in Medicine by Alfred Taylor Schofield (1908)
"CHAPTER V THE MENTAL FACTOR IN ORGANIC AND OTHER DISEASES * We have examples of the mind as a causal factor in most organic diseases. ..."
2. The Unconscious: The Fundamentals of Human Personality, Normal and Abnormal by Morton Prince (1914)
"If the causal factor and the phenomenon are both known, then the only unknown ... Obviously, if the known causal factor is immediately related to the caused ..."
3. Gai Institvtiones, Or, Institutes of Roman Law by Gaius, Edward Poste, Edward Arthur Whittuck, Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1904)
"The causal factor of Formless contracts yields to a fraudulent debtor at least as many positions where he can intrench himself as the sequent factor. ..."
4. The Value of Money by Benjamin McAlester Anderson (1917)
"At a given moment, the money in circulation is a concrete quantity, but the average for the year is abstract, and cannot claim to be a direct causal factor, ..."
5. Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quatuor, Or, Elements of Roman by Gaius, Edward Poste (1875)
"Mancipatio by its simulation of a purchase and the payment of purchase money makes the same shadowy recognition of a causal factor that ..."