Conjunctive Adverbs

A conjunctive adverb is a word or phrase that joins two sentences or independent clauses. They provide a link between the ideas in the two sentences or clauses.

Here are some common conjunctive adverbs:

  • also
  • furthermore
  • therefore
  • however
  • likewise
  • meanwhile
  • nevertheless
  • as a result
  • for example


  • His English was poor. As a result, he failed the exam.
  • You failed to meet the deadline. Therefore, the contract was cancelled.
  • I definitely must see him. However, it may be for me.