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Signal Phrases: Signal Phrases

Signal Phrases

Signal Phrases

Signal phrases are used to introduce your ideas and citations. This is a helpful list to get you started. 

  • acknowledges
  • adds
  • admits
  • advances
  • affirms
  • agrees
  • alludes
  • argues
  • asserts
  • chronicles
  • claims
  • comments
  • compares
  • concludes
  • concurs
  • confirms
  • contends
  • contrasts
  • declares
  • emphasises
  • defines
  • delineates
  • denies
  • discloses
  • discounts
  • disputes
  • documents
  • explains
  • expresses
  • highlights
  • hypothesises
  • illustrates
  • implies
  • indicates
  • insists
  • maintains
  • narrates
  • negates
  • observes
  • refers
  • points out
  • posits
  • presents
  • proposes
  • purports
  • reasons
  • recounts
  • reflects
  • refutes
  • remarks
  • replies
  • reports
  • responds
  • reveal
  • states
  • submits
  • suggests
  • supports
  • writes
  • verifies

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