assortment

noun as·sort·ment \ -ˈsȯrt-mənt \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of assortment

1 a : the act of assorting
b : the state of being assorted
2 : a collection of assorted things or persons

Examples of assortment in a Sentence

  1. The book has a wonderful assortment of characters.

  2. You can choose from a wide assortment of options.

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First Known Use of assortment

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ASSORTMENT Defined for English Language Learners

assortment

noun

Definition of assortment for English Language Learners

  • : a group or collection of different things or people


ASSORTMENT Defined for Kids

assortment

noun as·sort·ment \ ə-ˈsȯrt-mənt \

Definition of assortment for Students

1 : the act of sorting into groups
2 : a group or collection of various or different things or persons
  • an assortment of snacks

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