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ASSORT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does assort mean? 

ASSORT (verb)
  The verb ASSORT has 2 senses:

1. keep company with; hang out with
2. arrange or order by classes or categories

  Familiarity information: ASSORT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASSORT (verb)


Sense 1assort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Keep company with; hang out with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

assort; consort; affiliate; associate

Context examples:

He associates with strange people / She affiliates with her colleagues

Hypernyms (to "assort" is one way to...):

interact (act together or towards others or with others)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "assort"):

ally (become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage)

date; go out; go steady; see (date regularly; have a steady relationship with)

accompany; companion; company; keep company (be a companion to somebody)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2assort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Arrange or order by classes or categories

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

sort out; class; classify; assort; sort; separate

Context example:

How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

Hypernyms (to "assort" is one way to...):

categorise; categorize (place into or assign to a category)

"Assort" entails doing...:

compare (examine and note the similarities or differences of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "assort"):

unitise; unitize (separate or classify into units)

count; number (put into a group)

grade (determine the grade of or assign a grade to)

group (arrange into a group or groups)

pigeonhole; stamp; stereotype (treat or classify according to a mental stereotype)

dichotomise; dichotomize (divide into two opposing groups or kinds)

size (sort according to size)

reclassify (classify anew, change the previous classification)

refer (think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another)

isolate (separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them)

catalog; catalogue (make an itemized list or catalog of; classify)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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