Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: discourse marker

Definitions: We use consequently to show the result of an event.

Examples: (discourse marker) Barcelona is a beautiful city. Consequently, millions of tourists visit it every year. (discourse marker) As plastic builds up in the water, fish often eat it. This, consequently, causes them to become sick.

Synonyms: discourse markers: as a result, therefore.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 20 A