Such meaning

sŭch
Very; especially.

She has been in such poor health lately.

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The definition of such is the same or as already mentioned.

An example of such used as an adjective is the phrase a beautiful woman such as her mother.

An example of such used as an adjective is the phrase apples, oranges and such fruits.

adjective
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To so extreme a degree; so.

Such beautiful flowers; such a funny character.

adverb
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Someone or something implied or indicated.

Such are the fortunes of war.

pronoun
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Similar things or people; the like.

Pins, needles, and such.

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Certain but not specified; whatever.

At such time as you go.

adjective
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So extreme, so much, so great, etc.

Embarrassed by such praise.

adjective
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To so great a degree; so.

Such good news.

adverb
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Other persons or things of the kind mentioned.

A buffet of soup, appetizers, and such.

pronoun
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The person or thing mentioned or implied.

Such was her nature.

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(demonstrative) Like this, that, these, those; used to make a comparison with something implied by context.

I've never seen such clouds in the sky before. Such is life.

determiner
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(particularly used in formal documents) Any.

The above address or at such other address as may notify.

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Used as an intensifier; roughly equivalent to very much of.

The party was such a bore.

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A person, a thing, people, or things like the one or ones already mentioned.
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such as
  • For example:.
    Rodents such as field mice and voles.
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as such
  • As being what is indicated or suggested.
  • In itself.
    A name, as such, means nothing.
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such as
  • For example.
  • Like or similar to (something specified).
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such as it is (or was, etc.)
  • Being the kind it is (or was, etc.).
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such that
  • In such a way that.
    Divided such that each subgroup had at least 3 members.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

such as it is (<i>or</i> was, <i>etc.</i>)
such that

Origin of such

  • Middle English from Old English swylc swo- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English such, swuch, swulch, from Old English swylc, swilc, swelc (“such"), from Proto-Germanic *swalÄ«kaz (“so formed, so like"), equivalent to so +"Ž -like. Cognate with Scots swilk, sic, sik (“such"), West Frisian suk, sok (“such"), Dutch zulk (“such"), Low German sölk, sulk, suk (“such"), German solch (“such"), Danish slig (“like that, such"), Swedish slik (“such"), Icelandic slíkur (“such"). More at so, like.
    From Wiktionary