She has been in such poor health lately.
Such are the fortunes of war.
Such good news.
At such time as you go.
Such was her nature.
Such beautiful flowers; such a funny character.
The party was such a bore.
A buffet of soup, appetizers, and such.
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.
A single parent, one of many such people in the neighborhood.
Their anxiety was such that they could not sleep.
Never dreamed of such wealth.
Pins, needles, and such.
Was the mayor and as such presided over the council; expected difficulties, and such occurred.
Money as such will seldom bring total happiness.
A man such as his father.
Pens, pencils, crayons, and such supplies.
I've never seen such clouds in the sky before. Such is life.
The above address or at such other address as may notify.
A boy such as yourself.
Embarrassed by such praise.
- For example:Rodents such as field mice and voles.
- as being what is indicated or suggested
- in itselfA name, as such, means nothing.
- for example
- like or similar to (something specified)
- being the kind it is (or was, etc.)
- in such a way thatDivided such that each subgroup had at least 3 members.
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.