assort

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verb as·sort \ə-ˈsȯrt\

Definition of assort

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to distribute into groups of a like kind :  classify

  3. 2 :  to supply with an assortment (as of goods)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to agree in kind :  harmonize

  6. 2 :  to keep company :  associate

assorter

noun

Examples of assort in a Sentence

  1. assort these butterfly specimens according to geographic origin

  2. somewhat surprisingly, the collection of ancient Egyptian art assorts rather well with the museum's modern design

Origin and Etymology of assort

Middle French assortir, from a- (from Latin ad-) + sorte sort


First Known Use: 15th century


ASSORT Defined for Kids

assort

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verb as·sort \ə-ˈsȯrt\

Definition of assort for Students

assorted

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assorting

  1. :  to sort into groups of like kinds They assorted the marbles by color.



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