of the sort

Definition of of the sort

:like the person or thing mentioned
  • "You said you didn't like him." "I said nothing of the sort."
  • I would like to go to a movie or a concert, or something of the sort.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : one approximating the character or qualities of another

  3. : person, individual

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

  2. : to arrange according to characteristics : classify

  3. : to put to rights : put in order


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