Definitions of sort

  1. To be joined with others of the same species; to consort; to suit; to fit.
  2. To separate and place in different divisions according to classes, kind, etc.; to classify.
  3. To separate into lots or classes: to put together: to select.
  4. To separate into classes.
  5. To separate into grades or sizes.
  6. To be joined with others of the same sort: to associate: to suit.
  7. To agree; associate.
  8. arrange or order by classes or categories; " How would you classify these pottery shards-- are they prehistoric?"
  9. examine in order to test suitability; " screen these samples"; " screen the job applicants"
  10. To separate into classes; to reduce to order from a state of confusion; to put together in distribution; to select.
  11. To reduce to order; to separate into classes; to choose from a number; to be joined with others of the same species.
  12. a person of a particular character or nature; " what sort of person is he?"; " he's a good sort"
  13. Chance; lot; destiny.
  14. 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.
  15. Manner; form of being or acting.
  16. Condition above the vulgar; rank.
  17. A chance group; a company of persons who happen to be together; a troop; also, an assemblage of animals.
  18. A pair; a set; a suit.
  19. Letters, figures, points, marks, spaces, or quadrats, belonging to a case, separately considered.
  20. 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.
  21. To reduce to order from a confused state.
  22. To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class.
  23. To choose from a number; to select; to cull.
  24. To conform; to adapt; to accommodate.
  25. To join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree.
  26. To suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize.
  27. A kind or species; class, rank, or order; manner; nature.
  28. A number of persons or things having like qualities: class, kind, or species: order or rank: manner.
  29. SORTER.
  30. Kind; species.
  31. A kind; species; class.
  32. Form; manner.
  33. A kind or species; class or order; manner; degree of any quality. Out of sorts, out of order; unwell.
  34. 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.