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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kind, sort, form, variety(noun)

    a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

    "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"

  2. sort(noun)

    an approximate definition or example

    "she wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"

  3. sort(noun)

    a person of a particular character or nature

    "what sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort"

  4. sort, sorting(verb)

    an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion

    "the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting"

  5. screen, screen out, sieve, sort(verb)

    examine in order to test suitability

    "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"

  6. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate(verb)

    arrange or order by classes or categories

    "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sort(noun)

    chance; lot; destiny

  2. Sort(noun)

    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

  3. Sort(noun)

    manner; form of being or acting

  4. Sort(noun)

    condition above the vulgar; rank

  5. Sort(noun)

    a chance group; a company of persons who happen to be together; a troop; also, an assemblage of animals

  6. Sort(noun)

    a pair; a set; a suit

  7. Sort(noun)

    letters, figures, points, marks, spaces, or quadrats, belonging to a case, separately considered

  8. Sort(verb)

    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

  9. Sort(verb)

    to reduce to order from a confused state

  10. Sort(verb)

    to conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class

  11. Sort(verb)

    to choose from a number; to select; to cull

  12. Sort(verb)

    to conform; to adapt; to accommodate

  13. Sort(verb)

    to join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree

  14. Sort(verb)

    to suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize

  15. Origin: [F. sorl, L. sors, sortis. See Sort kind.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SORT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #748

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SORT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #173

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SORT' in Nouns Frequency: #143

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SORT' in Verbs Frequency: #494

Anagrams of SORT »

  1. Orts

  2. Rots

  3. RTOS

  4. Tors


Translations for SORT

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • sortering, tipe, soort, sorteeralgoritme, kategoriseer, rangskik, groepeer, sorteer, klassifiseerAfrikaans
  • প্রকারBengali
  • mena, classe, tipus, varietat, gènere, classificar, arreglar, reparar, ordenarCatalan, Valencian
  • seřadit, řadit, tříditCzech
  • sort, sortering, slags, løse, sortereDanish
  • Art, sortieren, Letter, SorteGerman
  • clase, género, tipo, ordenar, suerte, clasificar, surtir, especieSpanish
  • järjestamaEstonian
  • مرتب‌سازیPersian
  • lajittelu, sortti, tyyppi, aakkostus, sorttaus, järjestely, laji, erotella, aakkostaa, järjestää, lajitellaFinnish
  • slagFaroese
  • tri, type, genre, triage, acabit, trier, classer, rangerFrench
  • sórtIrish
  • gnè, seòrsaScottish Gaelic
  • מיון, סוג, סידור, סדר, מייןHebrew
  • válogat, fajta, féleHungarian
  • տիպ, սեռArmenian
  • sort, gerð, tegund, flokkaIcelandic
  • specie, tipo, genere, classificare, mettere in ordineItalian
  • ソート, 並べ替え, 人, ソートアルゴリズム, 類い, 種類, 分類, 整列, 選別Japanese
  • ტიპიGeorgian
  • ZortLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ຊະນິດLao
  • slags, sortNorwegian
  • soort, sorteren, rangschikkenDutch
  • slags, sortNorwegian Nynorsk
  • sortereNorwegian
  • rodzaj, typ, sortowaniePolish
  • tipo, ordenar, arrumar, classificarPortuguese
  • gen, fel, aranja, împărți, sorta, clasificaRomanian
  • тип, [[алгоритм]] [[сортировка, сортировка, вид, сорт, разобраться, отсортировать, разобрать, разбирать, сортировать, разбиратьсяRussian
  • soj, farëAlbanian
  • sorteringsalgoritm, typ, sort, sortering, slag, fixa, sortera, ordnaSwedish
  • రకము, అమరిక, అమర్చు, పేర్చుTelugu
  • uri, klaseTagalog
  • soy, cinsTurkish
  • 排序Chinese

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