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sort

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1 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common

  • I prefer jackets with zippers to the sort that close with buttons
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2 a member of the human race

  • he's a decent sort
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son of man

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Synonym Discussion of sort

type, kind, sort, nature, description, character mean a number of individuals thought of as a group because of a common quality or qualities. type may suggest strong and clearly marked similarity throughout the items included so that each is typical of the group.
    • one of three basic body types
kind may suggest natural grouping.
    • a zoo seemingly having animals of every kind
sort often suggests some disparagement.
    • the sort of newspaper dealing in sensational stories
nature may imply inherent, essential resemblance rather than obvious or superficial likenesses.
    • two problems of a similar nature
description implies a group marked by agreement in all details belonging to a type as described or defined.
    • not all acts of that description are actually illegal
character implies a group marked by distinctive likenesses peculiar to the type.
    • research on the subject so far has been of an elementary character

sort

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1 to come or be together as friends

  • you should be careful about whom you sort with
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be friends with, fall in with, keep company (with), rub elbows (with) or rub shoulders (with) , take up with

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2 to be in agreement on every point

  • that doesn't sort with what you said the last time
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fall in with

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