# Transitions

## Organization

Transitions can ultimately better help the flow of any paper. Below are examples of signal words that can indicate to the reader that you are connecting ideas, concepts, or claims.

 also in addition indeed besides in fact moreover furthermore moreover next

## Cause & Effect — So, For

 accordingly hence then as a result thus therefore consequently since it follows then

## Comparison — Or

 along the same lines likewise similarly in like manner by the same token in similar fashion

## Concession

 admittedly granted naturally to be sure although it is true that of course

## Conclusion — So

 as a result in short thus consequently in sum to sum up hence it follows, then to summarize in conclusion therefore

## Contrast — But, Yet

 although even though regardless by/in contrast nevertheless whereas conversely on the contrary however despite on the other hand while

## Elaboration

 actually that is to put it bluntly by extension in short to put it succinctly in other words ultimately to put it another way

## Example

 after all for example specifically as an illustration for instance to offer a case

## Intensification

 indeed in fact certainly of course to repeat undoubtedly without doubt surely by all means

## Time

 so far then simultaneously at length afterwards subsequently meanwhile/ while this time until now

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