Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you process something, you change it from its natural state into something that’s ready to use. (noun) A process is a series of steps that you take for a particular purpose.

Examples: (verb) The oil companies process much of the crude oil into gasoline. (verb) There’s too much information. I can’t process all of it right now. (noun) Let us look at the factors considered during the formal decision-making process.

Synonyms: nouns: method, activity. verbs: refine, prepare.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 A