Definition of sorted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːtɪd/


British informal
1Organized, arranged, or dealt with satisfactorily: ‘And your social commitments?’ ‘They’re well sorted’ he’s working on that old car he’s been trying to get sorted
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  • The damp-proofing's almost all shot through, and we arranged to get this all sorted way back in the spring of 2001.
  • We could have waited forever to try to get the cash absolutely right, but finally we decided to get going, even though the money side was far from sorted.
  • I'll be hosted at that most excellent and free site for now, until I get some space of my own sorted.
1.1(Of a person) confident, organized, and emotionally well balanced: after a while, you realize they’re not as sorted as they seem a pretty sorted kind of bloke
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  • We are a mixed bunch, full of sorted women and financially-challenged men.
  • My character is very grounded, sorted and confident in her sexuality.
  • I think students also see these people as confident, secure and sorted.
1.2(Of a person) prepared for or provided with something (especially illegal drugs): Are you sorted? This is good stuff—it’ll keep you going all night

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