Synonyms of sort in English:



  • 1 what sort of book is it?
    type, kind, nature, manner, variety, class, category, style; caliber, quality, form, group, set, bracket, genre, species, family, order, generation, vintage, make, model, brand, stamp, stripe, ilk, cast, grain, mold
  • 2 informal he's a good sort
  • verb

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  • 1 they sorted things of similar size
    classify, class, categorize, catalog, grade, group; organize, arrange, order, marshal, assemble, systematize, systemize, pigeonhole, sort out; declutter
  • Phrases

    out of sorts

  • 1.1 I'm feeling out of sorts
    unwell, ill, poorly, sick, queasy, nauseous, peaked, run-down, below par
    informal under the weather, funny, lousy, rotten, awful, crappy, off
  • 2.1 he's out of sorts because she turned him down
    grumpy, irritable, crabby; unhappy, sad, miserable, down, depressed, gloomy, glum, forlorn, low, in a blue funk
  • sort of

  • 1.1 you look sort of familiar
  • 2.1 he sort of pirouetted
    as it were, kind of, somehow
  • sort out

    they must sort out their problemsresolvesettlesolvefixwork outstraighten outdeal withput rightset rightrectifyiron outanswerexplainfathomunravelclear up informalsew uphammer outthrash outpatch upfigure out

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