I though As such means So .. or Because of to that .. or Thus ...

But a translation site seems says differently, but not very clearly.

So, what does it mean?

Examples for common usage would be great !


"As such,..." means "Being such a thing,..." It is often used, incorrectly, to mean "Therefore,..." Correct:

"Such" is a pronoun. As such, it requires an antecedent (in this case, "pronoun").


He likes pizza. As such, he orders it frequently.

I was taught that a pronoun's antecedent should be in the same sentence, so I almost never start a sentence with "As such," but I do use it to begin a clause after a semicolon:

I'm a grammar freak; as such, I observe the rules as strictly as I can. 

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