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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

turned sort New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

sort printed upside down or on its side

special sort British & World English

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

special sort New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

character not normally included in a font, e.g. a symbol or a letter with an accent

after a sort British & World English

After a fashion

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 through in sort British & World English

Look at (a group of things) in succession in order to classify them or make a selection

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 someone out in sort British & World English

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

sort something out in sort British & World English

Separate something from a mixed group

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

separate the wheat from the chaff in chaff1 British & World English

Distinguish valuable people or things from worthless ones

separate the men from the boys in man British & World English

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


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