of the kind, character, degree, etc., already indicated or about to be indicated: [~ + a + singular countable noun]He could inflame whole audiences in moments; such a man is dangerous.[~ +uncountable or plural noun]Revolution and anarchy? Such talk is dangerous.
like or similar:steel, wood, tea, coffee, and other such commodities.
of so extreme a kind; so good, bad, etc.: [~ + a + singular countable noun]He is such a liar.[~ +uncountable or plural noun]That is such nonsense.
definite but not specified:Allow such an amount for rent, and the rest for other things.
being the person or thing or the persons or things indicated:[before a noun]If any member be late, such member shall be suspended.
being as stated or indicated:Such is the case.
so; to such a degree:They are such nice 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:She claims to be a friend but is not such.
of the kind specified:A plan such as you propose will succeed.
for example:He had many pastimes, such as reading and chess.
such...that, (used as a conjunction to join two clauses together and to show that the first clause is explained by the second or is the cause of the second):He received such a shock that he nearly passed out.
Compare such and so. Such can come before a noun (with or without an adjective before the noun), but so comes before an adjective without a noun following:He's such a stupid man. She's such a liar. She's such an intelligent woman,butShe's so stupid. He's so intelligent.