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Alternative clues for the word sort



Put in piles


Separate the laundry



Launderer's step

Do some postal work

Photocopier function


Make piles, say

Arrange logically

Prepare to wash, perhaps

Word processor command

Alphabetize, e.g.

Separate into lights and darks, say


Work with mail


Separate into whites and darks, e.g.



Put into slots

Color, so to speak



Database command

*Put into piles

Put into piles




Computer command


Do a post office job

Common computer instruction

Organize alphabetically, say

Do a laundry chore

Manipulate data

Spreadsheet function

Do some post office work

Arrange from A to Z, say

Microsoft Excel command

Word processing command

Excel function

Put into piles, say


An approximate definition or example

A person of a particular character or nature

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

A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality




Do a postal job

Put in order

Make sense of, with "out"

Separate carefully

Organize, as laundry


Work at the post office



Use pigeonholes


Get the wash ready

Kind; type

Do a laundry job


Get the laundry ready

Put things in order

Separate and arrange

Quality; nature

Do a p.o. job

Word definitions for sort in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES deal with/sort out a problem ▪ The state has failed to deal with the problem of violence against women. kind/type/sort of person ▪ David was not the sort of person who found it easy to talk about his feelings. some...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sort \Sort\, n. [F. sorl, L. sors, sortis. See Sort kind.] Chance; lot; destiny. [Obs.] By aventure, or sort, or cas [chance]. --Chaucer. Let blockish Ajax draw The sort to fight with Hector. --Shak.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. A general type. Etymology 2 vb. 1 (senseid en separate according to certain criteria)(context transitive English) To separate according to certain criterion. 2 (senseid en arrange into some sort of order)(context transitive English) To arrange...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "group of people, animals, etc.; kind or variety of person or animal," from Old French sorte "class, kind," from Latin sortem (nominative sors ) "lot; fate, destiny; share, portion; rank, category; sex, class, oracular response, prophecy," from...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?" [syn: kind , form , variety ] an approximate definition or example; "she wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Sort may refer to: Sorting , any process of arranging items in sequence or in sets Sorting algorithm , any algorithm for arranging elements in lists Sort (Unix) , a Unix utility which sorts the lines of a file Sort (C++) , a function in the C++ Standard...

Usage examples of sort.

On my return home, it occurred to me, in 1837, that something might perhaps be made out on this question by patiently accumulating and reflecting on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it.

In addition I wanted to canvass his views on what sort of human society, if any, could have had the technological know-how, such a very long while ago, to measure accurately the altitudes of the stars and to devise a plan as mathematical and ambitious as that of the Giza necropolis.

Tens of millions found themselves longing for material affluence of the sort their American overlords so conspicuously enjoyed.

These were the sections which more closely mirrored conditions on the sort of mainly methane-atmosphered planets and moons the Affront preferred, and it was in these the Affront indulged their greatest passion, by going hunting.

Excession, the Affront are just the sort of species - and at precisely the most likely stage in their development - to attempt some sort of mad undertaking which, however likely to fail, if it did succeed might offer rewards justifying the risk.

It was the sort of title which the Culture found depressingly common amongst Affronter diplomats.

The searchlights and the giant swastika flags threw Hitler into a sort of central focus and Allegro was on his feet, gesturing lightly but convulsively with his hands.

It was, of course, the existence of the haploid Flenni generation, which made the diploid Esthaans so healthy-each time the pairs of Esthaan chromosome broke apart to form a Flenn individual, every sort of recessive defect emerged without an allele to temper it.

Winthrop was only beginning to understand, picked up the emotional sequence as a sort of Empathy track surrounding the product and when the tape was played through the telethesia projector, the result was analogous to a posthypnotic suggestion to purchase the product.

There is a modest contingent of ethnologists and anthropologists, doing nothing very much, as near as I can gather, except annoying people by asking peculiar questions about all sorts of things that are none of their business.

Our assumptions had been based principally on how the anthrax bacterium acted in settings that were almost preindustrial--before most buildings were air conditioned, before technology allowed us to sort mail with the force of air, and before we had advanced medical technologies to help us stabilize patients and make more definitive diagnoses.

Shortly we will have the information we need to produce some sort of serum, or antitoxin, for your protection, and this will be distributed freely to every human being in the United States.

He said tse makh yerape could figure out how cancer cells were able to prevent apoptosis, a sort of natural suicide of cells, which prevented the cancer cells from dieing like they should.

She wore a sort of arty get-up of multi-coloured shirt, skirt with fringed hem and pocket, low-heeled shoes, and wooden beads.

Nor was he the sort to risk the failure of a mission by assigning anyone to command it but the person he thought best qualified to carry it out.