as such

Idioms & Phrases

as such

  1. In itself, as in The job as such was easy, but required a lot of time. [Mid-1600s]

  2. In that capacity, as in In the director's absence the assistants, as such, were in charge. [c. 1700]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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