Bedeutung von “cause” — Learner’s Dictionary

cause

verb [ T ] us uk /kɔːz/
Extra Examples
His speech caused a scandal.The fire was caused by a spark from a cigarette.Gunfire caused a stampede in the marketplace.The hurricane caused extensive damage.An accident caused long delays on the motorway.

B2 to make something happen:

Most heart attacks are caused by blood clots.
[ + two objects ] I hope the children haven't caused you too much trouble.
[ + to do sth ] What caused the washing machine to blow up?

(Definition von “cause verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)