of one kind/sort/type or another

Definition of of one kind/sort/type or another

  1. —used to indicate that the speaker is referring to a range of items that could fit a description I need a fastener of one kind/sort/type or another.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a group united by common traits or interests :  category

    :  a specific or recognized variety

    :  a doubtful or barely admissible member of a category

  1. :  of a sympathetic or helpful nature

    :  of a forbearing nature :  gentle

    :  arising from or characterized by sympathy or forbearance

  1. :  a group set up on the basis of any characteristic in common :  class, kind

    :  one approximating the character or qualities of another

    :  person, individual

  1. :  to put in a certain place or rank according to kind, class, or nature

    :  to arrange according to characteristics :  classify

    :  to put to rights :  put in order

  1. :  a particular kind, class, or group

    :  something distinguishable as a variety :  sort

    :  a member of an indicated class or variety of people

  1. :  to write something on a typewriter or enter data into a computer by way of a keyboard

    :  to produce (a character, a document, etc.) using a keyboard (as on a typewriter or computer)

    :  keyboard

  1. :  different or distinct from the one first considered

    :  some other

    :  being one more in addition to one or more of the same kind

  1. :  an additional one of the same kind :  one more

    :  one that is different from the first or present one

    :  one of a group of unspecified or indefinite things

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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