Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun, adjective

Definitions: (noun) A constant is a value that doesn’t change. (adjective) If something is constant, it doesn’t change over time.

Examples: (noun) The hubble constant concerns the speed of expansion of the universe. (adjective) The rain has been constant all morning. (adjective) There has been constant pressure on the CEO of the company to step down.

Synonyms: adjectives: continual, sustained.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 A