Part 3 of 3: Definition Essay Structure

  1. Introduce the standard definition. You need to clearly state what your word is along with its traditional or dictionary definition in your introductory paragraph.
  2. Define the term in your own words in your thesis. Your actual thesis statement should define the term in your own words.
  3. Separate different parts of the definition into separate paragraphs.

4. What is a good way to begin an essay?

Tips to help you in coming up with good ways to start an essay

  • Have a great introduction. There are numerous good ways to start an essay.
  • State your thesis.
  • Master the varying types of essays.
  • State interesting facts regarding the essay.
  • Define the purpose of the essay.
  • Use the proper tone.
  • Write in the third person.
  • Gather all the facts.
  • Always consider both sides of the essay.