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IELTS Academic Words – Nouns

Source: S. Reza Atashzamzam

 

Useful nouns for task 2 (nearly 250 words)

High Lexis verbHigh Lexis NounHigh Lexis verbHigh Lexis Noun
storestorageindicate, illustrate, demonstrate, revealindication, illustration, demonstration
become disappointed, disappointDisappointmentlegislateLegislation
restore, rejuvenaterestoration, rejuvenationoccurOccurrence
accelerateAccelerationproceed, propel, inspireproceedings, inspiration
emitEmissionrequireRequirement
commenceCommencementdemand, requestdemand, request
attend schoolAttendanceconduct, carry out, undertake 
acquire an educationAcquisition of an educationaccept, approve, admitacceptance, approval, admission
oblige, compel, imposeobligation, compulsion, impositionrespond, replyresponse, reply
intend to, plan tointention, planstructure, form, constructstructure, formation, construction
installInstallationalter, varyAlteration, variation
make an effortan effortachieve, fulfill, attainachievement, fulfillment, attainment
supervise, monitorsupervision, monitoringgain, acquire, become, obtaingain, acquisition
attendAttentionadministerAdministration
to be enthusiastic about, show enthusiasm regardingEnthusiasmcategorize, classifycategory, classification
show affection towardsaffectionassistAssistance
devote, contribute todevotion, contribution toconclude, terminate, adjournconclusion, termination, adjournment
consume, utilize, apply inconsumption, utilization, applicationevaluateEvaluation
functionfunctionseek—-
recognize, discern, identify, interpret, absorbRecognition , discernment, identification, interpretation ,absorptionselect, adoptselection, adoption
comment onCommentresideResidence
affordAffordabilityperceivePerception
compensateCompensationpurchasePurchase
argue, believe, maintain, claimargument, belief, claimtransferTransfer
recommend, poseRecommendation ,regulateRegulation
approachApproachcoordinate, aggregatecoordination, aggregation
assumeAssumptionCoordinate. Provide aidCoordination, aid
benefitBenefitinteractInteraction
possessPossessionconstrainConstraint
to have access to sthaccess to sthcorrespondCorrespondence
consist of sthemphasize, highlightemphasis

 

High Lexis verbHigh Lexis NounHigh Lexis verbHigh Lexis Noun
constitute, involve, compriseconstitution, involvement,ensureInsurance
justifyJustificationoccupy, obsessoccupation, obsession
assessAssessmentrely onReliance
establish, foundestablishment, foundationexclude, removeexclusion, removal
finance, provide financial supportfinance, financial supportimprove, promoteimprovement, promotion
fund, sponsorfund, sponsorshipRetainRetention
Contain—-predict, forecastprediction, forecast
LocateLocationadjust, modifyadjustment, modification
PublishPublicationcompound, exacerbatecompound, exacerbation
register, enrollregistration, enrollmentconsultConsultation
EnableAbilityevolveEvolution
expandExpansionexposeExposition
generate, manufacturegeneration, manufacturefacilitateFacilitation
orientateOrientationpursuePursuit
reject, refuterejection, refutationcontinue, sustain 
substituteSubstitutionacknowledgeAcknowledgement
cite, illustratecitation, illustrationattachAttachment
mention, aforementionedMentionenhance, increase, riseenhancement, increase, rise
ignoreIgnoranceinstructInstruction
inhibit, preventinhibition, preventionadvanceAdvancement
dispose of,DispositioninnovateInnovation
eliminateEliminationprohibitProhibition
insertInsertionsurviveSurvival
isolateIsolationaccompanyCompany
accumulateAccumulationappreciateAppreciation
clarifyClarificationconform toConformity
detectDetectionexhibitExhibition
reduce, minimizereductionaccommodateAccommodation
dwellDwellingassure—-
ceaseCeaseviolateViolation
persistPersistenceencounter, confrontencounter, confrontation
quarryQuarrymisuse, abusemisuse, abuse
commerceCommercetradeTrade
overuseOveruseto prioritizePriority
announce, expressannouncement, expressionstimulateStimulation
associateAssociationimitate, replicateimitation, replication
tackle, handle, approach the problemApproach the problemCompile, accumulate, collectCompilation, accumulation, collection