Such As Meaning
(idiomatic, formal) Those who.
Example: Waterbirds, such as the duck or the gull, are common in the area.â€Ž
2013 July 26, Nick Miroff, â€œMexico gets a taste for eating insects [â€¦]â€, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 7, page 32:
The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters such as ostrich, wild boar and crocodile.
I was never in a country such as that.â€Ž
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity:
No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or [â€¦] . And at last I began to realize in my harassed soul that all elusion was futile, and to take such holidays as I could get, when he was off with a girl, in a spirit of thankfulness.
Such as have already done their work may leave.â€Ž