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Verb
/sôrt/,
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sorts, plural;
  1. Arrange systematically in groups; separate according to type, class, etc
    • - she sorted out the clothes, some to be kept, some to be thrown away
  2. Look at (a group of things) one after another in order to classify them or make a selection
    • - she sat down and sorted through her mail
  3. Resolve (a problem or difficulty)
    • - the teacher helps the children to sort out their problems
  4. Resolve the problems or difficulties of (oneself)
    • - I need time to sort myself out
Noun
  1. A category of things or people having some common feature; a type
    • - if only we knew the sort of people she was mixing with
    • - a radical change poses all sorts of questions
  2. A person of a specified character or nature
    • - Frank was a genuinely friendly sort
  3. A manner or way
    • - in law also the judge is in a sort superior to his king
  4. The arrangement of data in a prescribed sequence

  5. A letter or piece in a font of type


  1. kind: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
  2. screen: examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
  3. classify: arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
  4. an approximate definition or example; "she wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"
  5. a person of a particular character or nature; "what sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort"
  6. an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion; "the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting"
  7. The Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions (SORT), better known as the Moscow Treaty "represents an important element of the new strategic relationship between the United States and Russia". ...
  8. sort is a function in C++ Standard Library that takes two random-access iterators, the start and the end, as arguments and performs a comparison sort on the range of elements between the two iterators, front-inclusive and end-exclusive. ...
  9. In computer science and mathematics, a sorting algorithm is an algorithm that puts elements of a list in a certain order. The most-used orders are numerical order and lexicographical order. ...
  10. SORT or Statistics and Operations Research Transactions is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal that publishes papers related to statistics. It is published by the Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya, the statistical office of Catalonia, in English with a brief summary in Catalan.
  11. In universal algebra and in model theory, a structure consists of a set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations which are defined on it.
  12. In typesetting by hand compositing, a sort is a piece of type representing a particular letter or symbol, cast from a matrix mould and assembled with other sorts bearing additional letters into lines of type to make up a forme from which a page is printed.
  13. A general type; group, company; A person; An act of sorting; An algorithm for sorting a list of items into a particular order; A piece of metal type used to print one letter, character, or symbol in a particular size and style; To separate according to certain criteria; To arrange into ...
  14. (sortation) The use of any process of sorting; A process or instance of sorting
  15. (Sortation) The distribution or separation of mail by ZIP Codes, range of ZIP Codes, or carrier route.
  16. (Sortation) the act of separating or sorting, especially of molecular species.
  17. (SORTS) Status of Resources and Training System
  18. (Sorts) Definition currently unavailable
  19. (Sorts) These are cards whose designed is slightly off centre. The high cards are removed and placed into a deck where the design is regular. The off centre cards stand out. These naturally occur in a deck.
  20. Data in shot record form are sorted for display as common offset records, common shot records, common receiver records, or common depth point records.
  21. A mode accessed on the Main Menu Bar which previews program listings for various categories such as movies, sports and children's shows for up to eight days.
  22. An internal conference hosted by ICS for technical Church employees.
  23. To set the order in which your search results will be listed when displayed on the screen. This is done using the pop-up menu feature labeled by Sort By. The cluster of results can be organized - sorted - by relevancy (how frequently), by author name (alphabetically), or chronologically. ...
  24. To separate objects into groups according to properties or characteristics.
  25. This value indicates how makeindex should sort this entry. If omitted, the value is given by the name key.