- (theology, philosophy, sometimes capitalized) That which causes everything else; the ultimate creative force or being behind the universe, identified with God by such Christian thinkers as Thomas Aquinas.
- "first cause" in the Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
- "first cause" in the Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus © Wordsmyth 2002.
- "first cause" in Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.
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