Various ways to say "Because"

Because Definition and Examples

Meaning of Because: The word “because” is a conjunction. The word is used before a phrase to introduce reasoning or an explanation.


  • Although it was not yet raining, Anna took her umbrella with her anyway because the weatherman predicted it would rain later.

  • John decided he needed to eat something because his stomach was growling.

  • We decided to get another dog because our other dog was lonely and needed a playmate.

  • Due to/owing to

  • For

  • Since

  • On account of

  • As a result of

  • In the light of something

  • By virtue of something

  • As

  • As long as

  • Inasmuch as

  • Now that

  • Seeing that

  • Thanks to

  • Through

  • After all

  • As

  • As a result of

  • As things go

  • Being

  • By cause of

  • By reason of

  • By virtue of

  • Due to

  • For

  • For the reason that

  • For the sake of

  • Forasmuch as

  • In as much as

  • In order that

  • In that

  • In the interest of

  • In view of

  • Insomuch as

  • Now that

  • On the grounds that

  • Owing to

  • Seeing

  • Seeing that

  • Since

  • Thanks to

  • Whereas

Because Synonyms with Examples

Due to/owing to

  • Example: The failure is due to the inadequacy of preparations.


  • Example: Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.


  • Example: Since you left crushing the dream with, then I choose in perishing in addition.

On account of

  • Example: He doesn’t drink alcohol on account of his health.

As a result of

  • Example: The flood came about as a result of the heavy spring rains.

In the light of sth

  • Example: In the light of his remarks, we rejected her offer.

By virtue of sth

  • Example: She got the job by virtue of her greater experience.


  • Example: As you make your bed so you must lie on it.

As long as

  • Example: As long as you are still alive, you will definitely encounter the good things in life.

Inasmuch as

  • Example: This was a good decision inasmuch as it worked for you.

Now that

  • Example: Now that you’re here, we can proceed.

Seeing that

  • Example: Seeing that he could not carry out his plan, he flung up his cards.

Thanks to

  • Example: Thanks to you, I was saved from drowning.


  • Example: Through the efforts of these charities, the city’s homeless services have been reinstated.