Adjective


1. causative (vs. noncausative), abortifacient, activating(prenominal), actuating(prenominal), anorectic, anorexigenic, causal, conducive, contributing(prenominal), contributive, contributory, tributary, errhine, fast, inductive, inducive, motivative(prenominal), motive(prenominal), motivating, motive(prenominal), motor, precipitating(prenominal), responsible, responsible for(predicate), sternutatory, sternutative

usage: producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"

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