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Definitions of sort

  1. To be joined with others of the same species; to consort; to suit; to fit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To separate and place in different divisions according to classes, kind, etc.; to classify. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To separate into lots or classes: to put together: to select. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To separate into classes. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To separate into grades or sizes. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To be joined with others of the same sort: to associate: to suit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To agree; associate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To separate into classes; to reduce to order from a state of confusion; to put together in distribution; to select. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To reduce to order; to separate into classes; to choose from a number; to be joined with others of the same species. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. an approximate definition or example; "she wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a person of a particular character or nature; "what sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. Chance; lot; destiny. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. A kind or species; any number or collection of individual persons or things characterized by the same or like qualities; a class or order; as, a sort of men; a sort of horses; a sort of trees; a sort of poems. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Manner; form of being or acting. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. Condition above the vulgar; rank. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. A chance group; a company of persons who happen to be together; a troop; also, an assemblage of animals. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. A pair; a set; a suit. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Letters, figures, points, marks, spaces, or quadrats, belonging to a case, separately considered. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To separate, and place in distinct classes or divisions, as things having different qualities; as, to sort cloths according to their colors; to sort wool or thread according to its fineness. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To reduce to order from a confused state. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To choose from a number; to select; to cull. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To conform; to adapt; to accommodate. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. A kind or species; class, rank, or order; manner; nature. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. A number of persons or things having like qualities: class, kind, or species: order or rank: manner. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. SORTER. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Kind; species. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. A kind; species; class. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Form; manner. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A kind or species; class or order; manner; degree of any quality. Out of sorts, out of order; unwell. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. A kind or species; any number or collection of persons or things more or less resembling each other in qualities or appearance; class; order; rank; degree of any quality. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for sort

  1. What sort of a life shall we live then? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. A man has a poor look- out with a wife of that sort – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
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