assorted

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adjective as·sort·ed \-ˈsȯr-təd\

Definition of assorted

  1. 1 :  suited especially by nature or character an ill-assorted pair

  2. 2 :  consisting of various kinds assorted chocolates

Examples of assorted in a Sentence

  1. a box of assorted cheeses

  2. a box of assorted chocolates

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First Known Use of assorted

circa 1797


ASSORTED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of assorted for English Language Learners

  • : including several kinds


ASSORTED Defined for Kids

assorted

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adjective as·sort·ed \ə-ˈsȯr-təd\

Definition of assorted for Students

  1. 1 :  made up of various kinds assorted chocolates

  2. 2 :  suited to one another :  matching or fitting together They looked at Dorothy and her strangely assorted company with wondering eyes … — L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz



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