"causing" in the noun sense
1. causing, causation
the act of causing something to happen
"causing" in the verb sense
1. cause, do, make
give rise to cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
"cause a commotion"
"make a stir"
"cause an accident"
2. induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
cause to do cause to act in a specified manner
"The ads induced me to buy a VCR"
"My children finally got me to buy a computer"
"My wife made me buy a new sofa"
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