Such

Definition of Such

a.1.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.
And in his time such a conqueror
That greater was there none under the sun.
- Chaucer.
His misery was such that none of the bystanders could refrain from weeping.
- Macaulay.
2.Having the particular quality or character specified.
That thou art happy, owe to God;
That thou continuest such, owe to thyself.
- Milton.
3.The same that; - with as; as, this was the state of the kingdom at such time as the enemy landed.
4.Certain; - representing the object as already particularized in terms which are not mentioned.
In rushed one and tells him such a knight
Is new arrived.
- Daniel.
To-day or to-morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year.
- James iv. 13.
Temple sprung from a family which . . . long after his death produced so many eminent men, and formed such distinguished alliances, that, etc.
- Macaulay.
Now will he be mocking:
I shall have such a life.
- Shak.
Such and such
certain; some; - used to represent the object indefinitely, as already particularized in one way or another, or as being of one kind or another.
Such like
of the like kind.
- 2 Kings vi. 8.
And many other such like things ye do.
- Mark vii. 8.

Related Words

aforementioned, aforesaid, akin, alike, ally, alter ego, analogon, analogous, analogue, associate, brother, close copy, close match, cognate, companion, comparable, complement, congenator, congener, coordinate, correlate, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, counterpart, equivalent, fellow, image, kindred spirit, like, likeness, mate, near duplicate, obverse, parallel, pendant, picture, reciprocal, said, second self, similar, similitude, simulacrum, sister, soul mate, suchlike, tally, that, the like, the like of, the likes of, twin
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