She has been in such poor health lately.
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.
Such beautiful flowers; such a funny character.
Such are the fortunes of war.
Pins, needles, and such.
At such time as you go.
Embarrassed by such praise.
Such good news.
A buffet of soup, appetizers, and such.
Such was her nature.
I've never seen such clouds in the sky before. Such is life.
The above address or at such other address as may notify.
The party was such a bore.
- For example:.Rodents such as field mice and voles.
- As being what is indicated or suggested.
- In itself.A 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 that.Divided 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 sÃ¶lk, sulk, suk (“such"), German solch (“such"), Danish slig (“like that, such"), Swedish slik (“such"), Icelandic slÃkur (“such"). More at so, like.