Thesaurus

sort

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sort

  1. 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 Synonyms of sort breed, class, description, feather, genre, ilk, kidney, kind, like, manner, nature, order, species, strain, stripe, type, variety Words Related to sort model; sample, specimen; bracket, bunch, category, division, family, grade, group, grouping, lot, persuasion, rank(s), set, suite

  2. 2 a member of the human race he's a decent sort Synonyms of sort baby, being, bird, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, human, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightWords Related to sort hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms of sort animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter


sort

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sort

  1. 1 to come or be together as friends you should be careful about whom you sort with Synonyms of sort chum, company, consociate, consort, fraternize, hang (around or out), hobnob, hook up, mess around, pal (around), run, associate, travelWords Related to sort affiliate, ally, attach, band, bond, club, collaborate, collude, confederate, conjoin, connect, cooperate, couple, gang, get along, get on, group, interrelate, join, knot, league, link, mingle, mix, rally, relate, side, socialize, team, tie, wed; befriend, friendNear Antonyms of sort avoid, cold-shoulder, shun, snub; alienate, estrange; break up, disband, disperse, split (up); disjoin, dissociate, disunite, divorce, sever, split, sunder

  2. 2 to be in agreement on every point that doesn't sort with what you said the last time Synonyms of sort accord, agree, answer, chord, cohere, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, fit, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), check, square, tallyWords Related to sort equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms of sort contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms of sort differ (from), disagree (with)

  3. 3 to arrange or assign according to type sorted the mail into bills to be paid and junk to be thrown out Synonyms of sort assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, peg, place, range, rank, relegate, separate, classify, typeWords Related to sort array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms of sort confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype



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