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〔 sɒrt 〕


〔 sɒːt 〕

Overview of noun sort

The noun sort has 4 senses

  • kind, sort, form, variety -- (a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?")

  • sort -- (an approximate definition or example; "she wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing")

  • sort -- (a person of a particular character or nature; "what sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort")

  • sort, sorting -- (an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion; "the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting")

Overview of verb sort

The verb sort has 2 senses

  • screen, screen out, sieve, sort -- (examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants")

  • classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate -- (arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?")