Examples from the Web for causal
The connection between acts of “coming out” and the cultural acceptance of LGBT people has always been a causal one.
"The causal effects estimated in Meier et al. are likely to be overestimates and the true effect could be zero," Rogeberg wrote.
But as Justice Ginsberg pointed out in dissent, their causal nexus is so thin as to be basically nonexistent.
It is also important to contextualize how many cases of autism could be accounted for if a causal link to SSRI proved true.Expectant Moms, Don't Ditch SSRIs Over Autism Fears Just Yet|Emily Shire|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More importantly, he suggests a causal mechanism—he interprets the past.
The causal organism, which has not yet been demonstrated, may occur in butter or cheese.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
Yes, there must be a causal relation here, even though we are not able to understand the nature of the causal nexus.Evolution|Joseph Le Conte
It comes furthermore into collision with the causal principle, for it is a purely speculative constructive view.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
Causal beings see the difference between their bodies and thoughts to be merely ideas.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
Standing alone, this causal judgment meant very little to you, so far as your knowledge of coffee was concerned.Applied Psychology: Driving Power of Thought|Warren Hilton
British Dictionary definitions for causal
Word Origin and History for causal
1530s, from Latin causalis "relating to a cause," from causa (see cause (n.)).