DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

such as meaning

EN

    Definition of such as in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. IDI For example.
      1. Waterbirds, such as the duck or the gull, are common in the area. ‎
    2. IDI Like, of the kind mentioned.
      1. I was never in a country such as that. ‎
    3. IDI (formal) Those who.
      1. Such as have already done their work may leave. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Smaller flowers such as chionodoxa are better under shrubs where they can create great pools of blue.
      • Malabsorptive operations, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and the duodenal switch, can lead to hyperoxaluria, oxalate lithiasis and renal oxalosis which can in turn cause renal damage.
      • No additional gross placental abnormalities, such as succenturiate lobe, vasa previa, or eccentric cord insertion, were identified in these cases.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Such as when α-1,3-glucan is injected alone into the mice, it stimulates the host immune response and consequently has an antifumigatus development role.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Prepositions

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. fr ruchas
    2. fr séchas
    3. en schwas
    4. fr sucras
    5. en tuchas
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of such as for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "such as" is a preposition.
    Definiteness: Level 4
    12345678910
    Definite    ➨     Versatile
    0.08