Transition Devices

Transition Devices
The words and phrases on this list can be used to effect transition in the suggested situation.

To indicate addition:
again, also, and, and then, besides, equally important, finally, first, furthermore, in addition, last, likewise, moreover, next, too, nor, in the first place

To indicate cause and effect:
accordingly, as a result, consequently, hence, in short, otherwise, then, therefore, thus, truly, so, it follows that

To indicate comparison:
in like manner, likewise, similarly, in such a manner, and, also, again

To indicate concession or contrast:
admittedly, after all, although, although this may be true, and yet, at same time, but, for all the, however, in contrast, in spite of, nevertheless, notwithstanding, on the contrary, on the other hand, still, yet, otherwise, but, doubtless, conversely, contrarily

To indicate illustration or examples:
for example, for instance, incidentally, indeed, in fact, in other words, in particular, specifically, that is, to illustrate, such as, like, as an example, consider as an illustration

To indicate summary:
in brief, in conclusion, in short, on the whole, to conclude, to summarize, to sum up, in sum, in any event

To indicate time relations:
after a short time, afterward, as long as, at last, at length, at that time, at the same time, before, earlier, of late, immediately, in the meantime, lately, lately, later, meanwhile, presently, shortly, since, soon, temporarily, thereafter, thereupon, until, when, while, after a while, next, then, finally, last

To indicate place:
nearby, here, beyond, opposite to, in the foreground, further back, in the distance, adjacent to

To achieve emphasis:
chiefly, equally, indeed, even more important


To restate:
in short, that is, in effect, in other words, as I have said, as has been noted

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