Another Word For Such as

Such as is used to introduce examples or specific instances of a general statement. Read on for synonym and other words for Such as.

Such as in a sentence
There are many fruits that I like, such as apples, bananas, and oranges.

"Such as" 30 synonyms and related terms with examples

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for example

Used to introduce an illustrative example or instance.

She loves outdoor activities, for example, hiking and biking.


Used to introduce an example and often implies similarity.

She enjoys activities like swimming and running.


Used to specify a part of a larger set or category, without limiting to those mentioned.

She has many hobbies, including painting and gardening.


Used to introduce an example that belongs to a particular category.

Certain plants, such as cacti, can thrive in arid environments.

among others

Indicates that the examples given are part of a larger group.

He collected various items, among others, rare coins and vintage stamps.


Short for 'exempli gratia,' used to introduce one or more examples.

There are numerous programming languages, e.g., Python and JavaScript.

in particular

Emphasizes specific examples from a broader category.

He has a passion for many cuisines, in particular Italian and Japanese.


Specifies the exact examples being referred to.

She had contacts in several countries, namely Spain, Germany, and Australia.


Refers to things that are of a similar kind.

They discussed various strategies, suchlike guerrilla tactics.


Used similarly to 'such as' to introduce examples.

She enjoyed desserts such as cakes and ice cream.


Clearly defines the examples within a broader category.

He enjoys many genres of music, specifically jazz and classical.

in the form of

Used to specify the physical form of the examples.

He received many gifts, in the form of books and gadgets.


Points out the primary examples within a group.

He collected different types of art, chiefly paintings and sculptures.


Highlights specific examples within a general statement.

She loves many types of flowers, particularly roses and lilies.

inter alia

Latin for 'among other things,' used to introduce examples.

He studied many subjects, inter alia philosophy and mathematics.


Used to introduce specific examples as illustrations.

He provided data from several sources, illustratively from government reports.

that is

Clarifies or specifies the examples being referred to.

She collects vintage items, that is, things from the 1950s and 1960s.


Used to emphasize notable examples.

She favored certain styles, markedly minimalist and contemporary.

in essence

Sum up the core examples within a broader concept.

She practiced various arts, in essence, pottery and calligraphy.

worth mentioning

Highlights notable examples within a group.

He had many mentors, worth mentioning are Dr. Smith and Professor Lee.

amongst others

Indicates that the examples provided are part of a larger set.

She has collaborated with several charities, amongst others UNICEF and Red Cross.


Used to introduce examples in a conversational context.

There are many sports that he plays, say, tennis and basketball.

as an example

Used to give specific illustrations or cases.

Many animals hibernate, as an example, bears and bats.


Used to direct attention to specific examples.

Consider various poets, see, Frost and Whitman.

in illustration

Used to provide illustrative examples.

Various laws were cited, in illustration, those concerning privacy.


Refers to things that are of a similar kind.

They discussed various strategies, suchlike guerrilla tactics.

this means

Clarifies the meaning with specific examples.

He is interested in renewable energy, this means, solar and wind power.

defined as

Gives a definition through specific examples.

She has varied interests, defined as painting and dancing.


Specifies the exact examples being referred to.

She had contacts in several countries, namely Spain, Germany, and Australia.


Short for 'exempli gratia,' used to introduce one or more examples.

There are numerous programming languages, e.g., Python and JavaScript.

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TIL 48 hours before Deadpool was green lit by 20th Century Fox, the studio cut the film's budget by $7-8 million down to $58 million. Numerous changes were made as a result, such as having Deadpool forget his bag of guns before the final battle sequence to avoid a costly gun fight in the third act. posted on todayilearned
The US has increased its funding for public schools. New research shows additional spending on operations—such as teacher salaries and support services—positively affected test scores, dropout rates, and postsecondary enrollment. But expenditures on new buildings and renovations had little impact. posted on science
Vietnamese activist jailed for 14 years for live-streaming protest against steel plant’s pollution: The US$10.6 billion steel complex discharged toxins such as cyanide and phenol during a test run in April 2016, killing massive amounts of fish and other sea life along more than 200km of coastline. posted on worldnews
Dogs are great companions that can help you to feel less lonely, suggests new three-armed controlled study. New dog owners felt less lonely after they got a dog, and it happened quickly, within three months of acquiring a dog. They also had fewer negative emotions, such as nervousness or distress. posted on science
TIL that Mr. Rogers responded to every fan letter he received. He would wake up 5 every morning, pray, and begin answering letters as part of his daily routine. Many children wrote to him about their personal issues, such as family members dying. He received between 50 and 100 letters every day. posted on todayilearned
TIL a riddle from 1688 goes. "If a man born blind can feel the differences between shapes such as spheres and cubes, could he, if given the ability, distinguish those objects by sight alone?" In 2003 the riddle was solved when five people had their sight restored though surgery. They could not. posted on todayilearned
TIL that fake oil paintings can be detected because of nuclear bombs detonated in 1945 because of the fact that isotopes such as strontium-90 and cesium-137 that can be found in oil did not exist in nature previously. If a picture contains these isotopes, it is certainly painted after year 1945 posted on todayilearned
Rebellious music genres such as rap, punk and heavy metal do not appear to be linked to maladaptive personality traits, suggests new US study (n=379), but conservative music such as country and gospel were weakly linked to traits that capture neurotic, hostile, and eccentric tendencies. posted on science
Two thirds of New Zealanders believed there were ‘silver linings’ to the country’s COVID-19 lockdown last year, positive experiences such as pride in the country’s response, more free time to exercise and take up hobbies, flexibility working from home, and reduced time spent commuting. posted on science
TIL women in ancient Rome didn’t have unique first names, but instead were just named after their family name. (For example, all women from Gaius Julius Caesar’s family were named Julia. Sisters were told apart by using nicknames, such as ‘Julia the Younger’, ‘Julia the Elder’, etc.) posted on todayilearned

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A word that reads the same upside down and right side up is called an ambigram. The word "SWIMS" is an example.

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