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Definitions of such

  1.   to so extreme a degree; " he is such a baby"; " Such rich people!"
  2.   Such a person or thing.
  3.   Such a person or thing, or, usually, such persons or things.
  4.   ( intensifier) to so extreme a degree; " he is such a baby"; " Such rich people!"
  5.   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.
  6.   of so extreme a degree or extent; " such weeping"; " so much weeping"; " such a help"; " such grief"; " never dreamed of such beauty"
  7.   Having the particular quality or character specified.
  8.   The same that; -- with as; as, this was the state of the kingdom at such time as the enemy landed.
  9.   Of that kind; being the same.
  10.   Of that kind; the same that; like what has been said; referring to.
  11.   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.
  12.   of a degree or quality specified ( by the ` that' clause); " their anxiety was such that they could not sleep"
  13.   Certain; -- representing the object as already particularized in terms which are not mentioned.
  14.   So.
  15.   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"
  16.   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.
  17.   Of the like kind; the same that.
  18.   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.

Quotes of such

  1. There's no such thing as a perfect guy. I think it would be strange if somebody was absolutely everything you always wanted, because then there'd be no challenge. Also, you'd feel inferior. – Jessica Alba
  2. In such a case secrecy must be absolute to be effective, and although mere vague curiosity induced many persons of my intimate acquaintance to ask to be allowed to just go in and have a peep, I never admitted anyone. – Henry Bessemer
  3. Any accolades that anybody puts toward this band really makes me feel good, because I have devoted such a big part of my life to this band, making it what I want it to be. – Charlie Daniels
  4. Every so often I find some poems that are too good for the readers of The Atlantic because they are a little too involved with the nature of poetry, as such – Peter Davison
  5. Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics, such as better water and sanitation and good roads, and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds. – Marjory Stoneman Douglas
  6. A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. – Ludwig Erhard
  7. The decision of such judges as Claudius and his Senate is worth very little in the question of a man's innocence or guilt; but the sentence was that Seneca should be banished to the island of Corsica. – Frederic William Farrar
  8. There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy. – Joyce Grenfell
  9. Our research led on to other things, such as the fact that exchange rates are not lognormally distributed. – John Hull
  10. I know that military alliances and armament have been the reliance for peace for centuries, but they do not produce peace; and when war comes, as it inevitably does under such conditions, these armaments and alliances but intensify and broaden the conflict. – Frank B. Kellogg
  11. This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life. – Malcolm Muggeridge
  12. I had a great time investigating the pigments of different mutant fruit flies by following experimental protocols published in Scientific American, and I also remember making my own beetle collection when it was still acceptable to make such collections. – Paul Nurse
  13. We should be exploring consciousness at the neural level and higher, where the arrow of causal analysis points up toward such principles as emergence and self -organization. – Michael Shermer
  14. A vacant white room with lights is still a submission to the neutral. Works of art seen in such spaces seem to be going through a kind of esthetic convalescence. – Robert Smithson
  15. The pure air and dazzling snow belong to things beyond the reach of all personal feeling, almost beyond the reach of life. Yet such things are a part of our life, neither the least noble nor the most terrible. – Frederick Soddy

Usage examples for such

  1. And such a woman, too! ” – Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893 by Hall Caine
  2. But it was said to him, " Did you never order such a thing to be done?" ” – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  3. But never do such a thing again, Bunny. ” – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  4. We must stop such business as that. ” – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  5. There are such people. ” – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  6. 11, 538. How long does it take you to make such a shawl? ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  7. “ I see that you wouldn't think of such a thing. ” – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  8. “ " But that one is such a one," Drusie said. ” – A Tale of the Summer Holidays by G. Mockler
  9. You don't want to do such things as that! ” – Marie by Laura E. Richards
  10. Such was the mate's story. ” – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  11. That you should say such a thing to me-! ” – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  12. There is no such word as palefied, Penelope. ” – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  13. “ I did not know there was such a story in the world. ” – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  14. It's not that I'm really such a very bad boy. ” – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  15. You do say such funny things! ” – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  16. “ " Yes, it is; and I don't think more of such things than you do. ” – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  17. There is no such thought in Count Gustav's mind. ” – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  18. Would I really do such a thing as that? ” – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  19. You can't think of such a thing! ” – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  20. “ " No one ever had such a good brother! ” – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny

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