What are the opposite words for cause?

Cause refers to something that brings about an effect or result. Its antonyms are the words that mean opposite or contrary. The antonym of cause is "prevent," which means to stop something from happening. Other antonyms of cause are "hinder," and "impede," which mean to obstruct or slow down the progress of something. "Obstruct," "hindrance," and "barrier" are other antonyms of cause because they signify an obstacle that stops or blocks something from happening. Lastly, "outcome," "result," and "effect" are not antonyms of cause because they represent the aftermath of a cause. Knowing antonyms of cause can help improve communication and convey meaning more precisely.

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be quiet, conceal, hide.