Illative Conjunctions

Coordinating Conjunctions are used to connect sentences, phrases or clauses of equal rank. Coordinating Conjunctions are of four types –

  • Cumulative Conjunctions – and, both….and, also, too, as well as, not only….but also, no less than
  • Alternative Conjunctions– or, either….or, neither….nor, otherwise, else
  • Adversative Conjunctions – but, still, yet, however, nevertheless, only, whereas,
  • Illative Conjunctions – so, for, therefore, then
Illative Conjunctions

Illative Conjunctions Definition

These are types of coordinating conjunctions that express something concluded from another statement or fact. Some common Illative conjunctions are – so, for, therefore, then.

Illative Conjunctions Examples

  • Tapas Sen is a brave man, so he does not feel afraid.
  • Rahim was ill, so he could not come to school.
  • He tried hard so he could win the game.
  • I am not going out, for Rima will come now.
  • Piyush was found guilty, therefore he was hanged.
  • This man is dishonest, therefore Piyali will not deal with him.
  • The air is cool now, for it is raining.
  • I see, then, we should start at once.

Also, Read


Prepositions of Place Exercises

Prepositions of Location

Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Types of Conjunctions

Types of Conjunctions

Read More »

Prepositions Exercises

Prepositions Exercises

Read More »

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *