[ suhch ]
/ sʌtʃ /
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.
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Idioms for such
- of the kind specified: A plan such as you propose will never succeed.
- for example: He considers quiet pastimes, such as reading and chess, a bore.
as such. as1(def 28).
Words nearby such
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Example sentences from the Web for sucher
An over-credulous person was a "sucher" since the day she had written it so.The Madigans|Miriam Michelson
British Dictionary definitions for sucher
/ (sʌtʃ) /
determiner (often foll by a corresponding subordinate clause introduced by that or as)
- of the sort specified or understoodsuch books shouldn't be sold here
- (as pronoun)such is life; robbers, rapists, and such
so great; so muchsuch a help; I've never seen such weeping
- in the capacity previously specified or understooda judge as such hasn't so much power
- in itself or themselvesintelligence as such can't guarantee success
such and such specific, but not known or namedat such and such a time
- for exampleanimals, such as elephants and tigers
- of a similar kind as; likepeople such as your friend John make me angry
- of the (usually small) amount, etcthe food, such as there was, was excellent
such that so that: used to express purpose or resultpower such that it was effortless
(intensifier)such nice people; such a nice person that I gave him a present
Word Origin for such
Old English swilc; related to Old Frisian sālik, Old Norse slīkr, Gothic swaleiks, Old High German sulih
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