of the kind, character, degree, extent, etc., of that or those indicated or implied:
Such a man is dangerous.
of that particular kind or character:
The food, such as it was, was plentiful.
like or similar:
tea, coffee, and such commodities.
(used with omission of an indication of comparison) of so extreme a kind; so great, good, bad, etc.:
He is such a liar.
being as stated or indicated:
Such is the case.
being the person or thing or the persons or things indicated:
If any member be behind in his dues, such member shall be suspended.
definite but not specified; such and such:
Allow such an amount for food and such an amount for rent.
so; very; to such a degree:
such pleasant people.
in such a way or manner.
such a person or thing or such persons or things:
kings, princes, and such.
someone or something indicated or exemplified:
He claims to be a friend but is not such.
as such. as1 (def 28).
of the kind specified:
A plan such as you propose will never succeed.
He considers quiet pastimes, such as reading and chess, a bore.
determiner often foll by a corresponding subordinate clause introduced by that or as
of the sort specified or understood: such books shouldn’t be sold here
(as pronoun): such is life, robbers, rapists, and such
so great; so much: such a help, I’ve never seen such weeping
in the capacity previously specified or understood: a judge as such hasn’t so much power
in itself or themselves: intelligence as such can’t guarantee success
such and such, specific, but not known or named: at such and such a time
for example: animals, such as elephants and tigers
of a similar kind as; like: people such as your friend John make me angry
of the (usually small) amount, etc: the food, such as there was, was excellent
such that, so that: used to express purpose or result: power such that it was effortless
(intensifier): such nice people, such a nice person that I gave him a present
adjective 1. of any such kind; similar. pronoun 2. persons or things of such a kind. adjective 1. (prenominal) of such a kind; similar: John, Ken, and other suchlike idiots noun 2. such or similar persons or things: hyenas, jackals, and suchlike
noun 1. a fundamental, intrinsic, or characteristic quality or condition: seraphic indifference to the suchness of his surroundings. 2. Buddhism. Tathata.
noun, Wade-Giles. 1. Suzhou.
noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Suzhou