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Transition Words 

  • Agreement / Addition / Similarity

  • The transition words like also, in addition, and, likewise, add information, reinforce ideas, and express agreement with preceding material.

  • in the first place

  • not only ... but also

  • as a matter of fact

  • in like manner

  • in addition

  • then

  • equally

  • identically

  • uniquely

  • like

  • as

  • too

  • moreover

  • as well as

  • coupled with

  • in the same fashion / way

  • first, second, third

  • in the light of

  • not to mention

  • together with

  • of course

  • likewise

  • comparatively

  • correspondingly

  • similarly

  • furthermore

  • additionally

  • together with

  • of course

  • equally important

  • by the same token

  • again

  • to

  • also

  • likewise

  • Transition phrases like but, rather and or, express that there is evidence to the contrary or point out alternatives, and thus introduce a change the line of reasoning (contrast).

  • although this may be true

  • in contrast

  • different from

  • of course ..., but

  • on the other hand

  • on the contrary

  • at the same time

  • in spite of

  • even so / though

  • be that as it may

  • then again

  • above all

  • in reality

  • even though

  • although

  • instead

  • whereas

  • despite

  • conversely

  • otherwise

  • however

  • rather

  • nevertheless

  • nonetheless

  • regardless

  • notwithstanding

  • after all

  • but

  • (and) still

  • unlike

  • or

  • while

  • albeit

  • besides

  • after all

  • but

  • (and) still

  • unlike

  • Cause / Condition / Purpose

  • These transitional phrases present specific conditions or intentions.

  • in the event that

  • granted (that)

  • as / so long as

  • on (the) condition (that)

  • for the purpose of

  • with this intention

  • with this in mind

  • in the hope that

  • to the end that

  • for fear that

  • in order to

  • seeing / being that

  • in view of

  • If

  • then

  • unless

  • when

  • whenever

  • while

  • because of

  • as

  • since

  • while

  • lest

  • in case

  • provided that

  • given that

  • only / even if

  • so that

  • so as to

  • Examples / Support / Emphasis

  • These transitional devices (like especially) are used to introduce examples assupport, to indicate importance or as an illustration so that an idea is cued to the reader.

  • in other words

  • to put it differently

  • for one thing

  • as an illustration

  • in this case

  • for this reason

  • to put it another way

  • that is to say

  • with attention to

  • by all means

  • important to realize

  • another key point

  • first thing to remember

  • most compelling evidence

  • must be remembered

  • point often overlooked

  • to point out

  • on the positive side

  • on the negative side

  • with this in mind

  • notably

  • including

  • like

  • to be sure

  • namely

  • chiefly

  • truly

  • indeed

  • certainly

  • surely

  • markedly

  • such as

  • especially

  • explicitly

  • specifically

  • expressly

  • surprisingly

  • frequently

  • significantly

  • particularly

  • in fact

  • in general

  • in particular

  • in detail

  • for example

  • for instance

  • to demonstrate

  • to emphasize

  • to repeat

  • to clarify

  • to explain

  • to enumerate

  • for example

  • for instance

  • to demonstrate

  • to emphasize

  • to repeat