Transitional Words

  

 

Addition

Sequence

in addition

and similarly

likewise

 as well as

besides

further more

also

 moreover

and then too          

not only … but even

besides this/that

first(ly)

initially

second(ly) etc.

to begin with

then

next

earlier/later

after this/that

following this/that

afterwards

Consequence

Contrast

as a result

thus

so

therefore

consequently

it follows that

thereby

eventually

then

in that case

admittedly

however

on the other hand

 despite

in spite of

though

 although

but, yet

on the contrary

otherwise, instead of

rather, whereas

nonetheless, even though

compared with, in contrast alternatively

Certainty

Condition

Obviously

 certainly

plainly

 of course

undoubtedly

 

 

  

If

Unless

 whether

provided that

for

so that

whether

depending on

Definition

Summary

is refers to

means that

 is consists of

 

 

 

  

in conclusion

in summary

lastly

finally

to sum up

to conclude

to recapitulate                       

  in short

Example

Reason

for instance

one example

for example

just as

 in particular

such as

namely

to illustrate

 

since

as, so

because (of)

due to

owing to

the reason

 why

in other words

leads to

cause

Time

before

since

 as

until

meanwhile

at the moment

when

 whenever

as soon as

just as

  

  

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