By and for the main cause that on this account that for the reason that
- By or even for the main cause that; on this account that; for the reason why.
- so that; that.
c.1300, bi trigger "by cause," modeled on French par cause. Originally a phrase, often followed closely by a subordinate clause introduced by that or why. One-word from c.1400. As an adverb from belated 14c. Cut type cause attested on paper by mid-15c.
utilized in a proof to indicate "because".
(conj.) By and for the main cause that; with this account that; given that.
- (conj.) In order that; that.
Whatever happened, it wasn't because of a gang, and they were smart enough to know the difference between reality and what they saw on TV.