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

kindplay
  1. :  nature

    :  family, lineage

    :  manner

  1. :  affectionate, loving

    :  of a sympathetic or helpful nature

    :  of a forbearing nature :  gentle

sortplay
  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

typeplay
  1. :  a person or thing (as in the Old Testament) believed to foreshadow another (as in the New Testament)

    :  one having qualities of a higher category :  model

    :  a lower taxonomic category selected as a standard of reference for a higher category

  1. :  to represent beforehand as a type :  prefigure

    :  to produce a copy of

    :  to represent in terms of typical characteristics :  typify

anotherplay
  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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