Examples of assort in a Sentence
assort these butterfly specimens according to geographic origin
somewhat surprisingly, the collection of ancient Egyptian art assorts rather well with the museum's modern design
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Lac La Belle has a maximum depth of 45 feet and a bottom substrate that is 80% gravel, 10% sand and 10% muck and assorted other material.
Professional jealousy and assorted other tensions brought it to an end, bitterly, in 1956, and although the two attempted occasional cordial meetings, the split lasted the rest of their lives.
Step back in time to see clothes, records, furniture and assorted other things from the 1950s.
Combine 3 cups assorted sliced fresh fruits (such as mango, papaya, kiwifruit, peaches) with 2 tablespoons apricot preserves (or peach) and 2 tablespoons orange brandy (or almond liqueur).
The Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century models include Buck’s 3 foot by 2 foot Star Fighter, the Ranger 3 space shuttle that carried him 500 years in the future and assorted other models like the Hawk and Scorpion fighters.
Venter has bottom-imaging sonar and assorted other navigational aids, including digitized charts with GPS.
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Origin and Etymology of assort
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsclassify, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, peg, place, range, rank, relegate, separate, sort, type
Antonymsclash, collide, conflict
Related Wordsarray, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorize
Near Antonymsconfuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype
ASSORT Defined for Kids
Definition of assort for Students
- They assorted the marbles by color.
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