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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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
Middle French assortir, from a- (from Latin ad-) + sorte sort
First Known Use: 15th century
ASSORT Defined for Kids
Definition of assort for Students
: to sort into groups of like kinds They assorted the marbles by color.
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