50 Academic Writing Verbs in English

50 Academic Writing Verbs in English! Academic writing is distinct in that it is clear, brief, focused, systematic, and evidence-based. Its goal is to improve the reader’s comprehension. It has a formal tone and style, but it is not overly formal, and it does not necessitate the use of long phrases or a large vocabulary.

When it comes to writing styles, the academic world can be conservative, yet your writing shouldn’t be so dull that people lose interest halfway through the first paragraph. So to make your writing interesting and unique to must have to use some power verbs and those power verbs are called academic writing verbs. Below are some academic writing verbs in English.

50 Academic Writing Verbs

  • Validate
  • Require
  • Occupy
  • Interact
  • Function
  • Define
  • Constrain
  • Classify
  • Aid
  • Survey
  • Regulate
  • Monitor
  • Inhibit
  • Expand
  • Decline
  • Confirm
  • Channel
  • Achieve
  • State
  • Pursue
  • Modify
  • Indicate
  • Evaluate
  • Contribute
  • Confine
  • Categorize
  • Reverse
  • Prioritize
  • Locate
  • Illustrate
  • Emphasize
  • Contradict
  • Comprise
  • Assume
  • Seek
  • Promote
  • Maintain
  • Implement
  • Enforce
  • Contrast
  • Conduct
  • Attain
  • Retain
  • Precede
  • Legislate
  • Identify
  • Diminish
  • Contract
  • Comprehend
  • Assist
  • Restrict
  • Participate
  • Invest
  • Grant
  • Deviate
  • Consume
  • Compensate
  • Alternate
  • Restore
  • Occur
  • Intervene
  • Generate
  • Demonstrate
  • Consult
  • Communicate
  • Allocate
  • Transfer
  • Reinforce
  • Obtain
  • Integrate
  • Faciliate
  • Deduct
  • Consent
  • Claim
  • Adapt

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