- Of this kind: a single parent, one of many such people in the neighborhood.
- Of a kind specified or implied: a boy such as yourself.
- Of a degree or quality indicated: Their anxiety was such that they could not sleep.
- Of so extreme a degree or quality: never dreamed of such wealth.
- To so extreme a degree; so: such beautiful flowers; such a funny character.
- Very; especially: She has been in such poor health lately.
- Such a person or persons or thing or things: was the mayor and as such presided over the council; expected difficulties, and such occurred.
- Itself alone or within itself: Money as such will seldom bring total happiness.
- Someone or something implied or indicated: Such are the fortunes of war.
- Similar things or people; the like: pins, needles, and such.
- For example.
- In the condition or manner expressed or indicated; thus: Hold the brush so.
- To the amount or degree expressed or understood; to such an extent: She was so weary that she fell.
- To a great extent; to such an evident degree: But the idea is so obvious.
- Because of the reason given; consequently: She was weary and so fell.
- Afterward; then: to the gas station and so home.
- In the same way; likewise: You were on time and so was I.
- Apparently; well, then. Used in expressing astonishment, disapproval, or sarcasm: So you think you've got troubles?
- In truth; indeed: “You aren't right.” “I am so!”
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- True; factual: I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so.
- In good order: Everything on his desk must be exactly so.
- With the result or consequence that: He failed to appear, so we went on without him.
- In order that: I stayed so I could see you.
Such as has already been suggested or specified; the same: She became a loyal friend and remained so.
Used to express surprise or comprehension: So! You've finished your work at last.
so as to
- In order to: Mail your package early so as to ensure its timely arrival.
- In order that: I stopped so that you could catch up.
- With the result or consequence that.
- Used to express contempt or lack of interest.
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