Signpost word

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A signpost word or phrase is commonly used in formal writing and speech to connect clauses and sentences.

They tell the reader or listener what kind of information to expect.

The following alphabetical list shows some of the most common signposts words and phrases:

  • accordingly
  • additionally
  • as a result
  • consequently
  • for example - e.g.
  • for instance
  • furthermore
  • hence
  • however
  • in addition
  • in brief
  • in conclusion
  • in fact
  • in other words
  • in the meantime
  • in short
  • meanwhile
  • moreover
  • naturally
  • nevertheless
  • nonetheless
  • obviously
  • on the contrary
  • so
  • that is (to say) - i.e.
  • therefore
  • thus
  • to summarise
  • to sum up
  • yet

note : add signpost words of your own

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