conjunction

literary
  • Because; since.

    ‘he felt guilty, for he knew that he bore a share of responsibility for Fanny's death’
    • ‘I didn't know what my future held, but God did, for he brought us together only a few months later.’
    • ‘He closed his eyes tightly and longed for death, for surely he would be dead sooner or later.’
    • ‘He smiled at this thought for he knew all too well that appearances were not always what they appeared to be.’

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