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Definitions of such
Such a person or thing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
So. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
of so extreme a degree or extent; "such weeping"; "so much weeping"; "such a help"; "such grief"; "never dreamed of such beauty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
of a kind specified or understood; "it's difficult to please such people"; "on such a night as this"; "animals such as lions and tigers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
of a degree or quality specified (by the `that' clause); "their anxiety was such that they could not sleep" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
to so extreme a degree; "he is such a baby"; "Such rich people!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
Of that kind; of the like kind; like; resembling; similar; as, we never saw such a day; -- followed by that or as introducing the word or proposition which defines the similarity, or the standard of comparison; as, the books are not such that I can recommend them, or, not such as I can recommend; these apples are not such as those we saw yesterday; give your children such precepts as tend to make them better. Newage Dictionary DB
Having the particular quality or character specified. Newage Dictionary DB
The same that; -- with as; as, this was the state of the kingdom at such time as the enemy landed. Newage Dictionary DB
Certain; -- representing the object as already particularized in terms which are not mentioned. Newage Dictionary DB
Of that or the like kind; like; similar; as, never before was such a victory; having the particular quality or character named; as, be content to remain such as you are; the same that, or as referred to; as, such are his orders; indicating a certain person or thing; as, such a man should be avoided; being the same in quality. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
Of the like kind: of that quality or character mentioned: denoting a particular person or thing, as in such and such: (B.) SUCH LIKE-SUCH. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
Of the like kind; the same that. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
Of that or the like kind; the same that, or as referred to. Such and such is used in reference to a person or place of a certain kind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
Of that kind; the same that; like what has been said; referring to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
Usage examples for such
– The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
– The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett