Definition of for (or in) a good cause in English:

for (or in) a good cause

phrase

  • In order to benefit a worthy charity or goal.

    ‘it was all to raise money for a good cause’
    • ‘I would encourage people to dig deep for a good cause.’
    • ‘The result is the super little recipe book which retails at a mere £4 and is all in a good cause.’
    • ‘A pub which was devastated by fire has reopened and plans are being made to hold charity events to raise money for a good cause.’
    • ‘Students hurled more than 1,400 chocolate custard pies and it was all for a good cause.’
    • ‘It was a hot day to say the least, but all for a good cause!’