Are there any other ways of writing the following while keeping the same meaning?

for the sake of

I have used it so much in my essay, so I am searching a thing which gives the same meaning.

  • There's insufficient context in your question to enable others to give good answers. How about an example or two? – Erik Kowal Dec 2 '14 at 2:55

I suggest "In the interest of" or "On account of"

Both mean "Because of" which is what "For the sake of" means


How about:

for the purpose of/ For the purpose of clarification, let's....
In view of/ In view of the defendant...

  • 1
    I like "in view of" – user7193 Aug 3 '11 at 6:47

I generally use "for the purposes of". But depending on context: "with regard to/regarding/as regards" "in view of" would work. I personally would not use "for the sake of" in academic writings.


Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy