caused (part of speech: verb)
enforced, motivated, brought about, evoked, engineered, inspired, elicited, driven, induced, acted, generated, executed, gave rise to, brought, provoked, originated, given rise to, produced, forced, effected, drove, made, engendered
compelled (part of speech: verb)
bullied, coerced, obliged, dragooned, dictated, galvanized, browbeaten, hijacked, impelled, propelled, urged, incited, daunted, pressured, intimidated, fomented, stimulated, compelled, mandated, pressed, pushed, sparked, stressed, nagged, browbeat, goaded, bulldozed
- That's what's caused this. - "This Freedom", A. S. M. Hutchinson.
- That was hardly what caused the tears, was it? - "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- You say my letter caused you pleasure; I am sure, as it fell out, not near so much as yours has brought to me. - "The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)", Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang.