1. [ noun ] your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
Synonyms: evidence

"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"

Related terms: information proof symptom lead sign disproof probable_cause testify
2. [ noun ] (geography) the enclosed land around a house or other building
Synonyms: yard curtilage

"it was a small house with almost no yard"

Related terms: field court garden backyard dooryard side_yard front_yard playground
3. [ noun ] (geography) a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)
Related terms: tract
4. [ noun ] a justification for something existing or happening
Synonyms: cause reason

"he had no cause to complain" "they had good reason to rejoice"

Related terms: justification cause
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 14609
6. [ noun ] sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
Synonyms: dregs settlings
Related terms: sediment coffee_grounds subside
Similar spelling:   ground