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sort British & World English

A category of things or people with a common feature; a type

sort English Thesaurus

what sort of book do you like reading?

separate the wheat from the chaff British & World English

Distinguish valuable people or things from worthless ones

re-sort British & World English

Sort (something) again or differently

sort of British & World English

To some extent; in some way or other

the —— sort British & World English

The kind of person likely to do or be involved with the thing specified

sort-out British & World English

An act of tidying or organizing things by separating them into categories

of a sort British & World English

Of a somewhat unusual or inferior kind

special sort British & World English

A character, such as an accented letter or a symbol, that is not normally included in any font

in some sort British & World English

To a certain extent

sort someone out British & World English

Deal with a troublesome person, typically by reprimanding or punishing them

sort something out British & World English

Separate something from a mixed group

nothing of the sort British & World English

Used as an emphatic way of denying permission or refuting an earlier statement

sort of in sort British & World English

To some extent; in some way or other

sort out the men from the boys British & World English

Show or prove who is the best at a particular activity

of a sort in sort British & World English

Of a somewhat unusual or inferior kind

separate the men from the boys British & World English

Show or prove which people in a group are truly competent, brave, or mature

the —— sort in sort British & World English

The kind of person likely to do or be involved with the thing specified

sort of in sort English Thesaurus

those people look sort of familiar

nothing of the sort in sort British & World English

Used as an emphatic way of denying permission or refuting an earlier statement

sort something out in sort English Thesaurus

she sorted out the clothes, some to be kept, some to be thrown away

sort out the men from the boys in sort British & World English

Show or prove who is the best at a particular activity