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for because Explained

For because at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

For \For\, conj.
1. Because; by reason that; for that; indicating, in Old
English, the reason of anything.

And for of long that way had walk['e]d none, The
vault was hid with plants and bushes hoar.
--Fairfax.

And Heaven defend your good souls, that you think I
will your serious and great business scant, For she
with me. --Shak.

2. Since; because; introducing a reason of something before
advanced, a cause, motive, explanation, justification, or
the like, of an action related or a statement made. It is
logically nearly equivalent to since, or because, but
connects less closely, and is sometimes used as a very
general introduction to something suggested by what has
gone before.

Give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good; for his
mercy endureth forever. --Ps. cxxxvi.
1.

Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light
them for themselves; for if our virtues Did not go
forth of us, 't were all alike As if we had them
not. --Shak.

{For because}, because. [Obs.] ``Nor for because they set
less store by their own citizens.'' --Robynson (More's
Utopia).

{For why}.
(a) Why; for that reason; wherefore. [Obs.]
(b) Because. [Obs.] See {Forwhy}.

Syn: See {Because}.