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ASSORTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does assorted mean? 

ASSORTED (adjective)
  The adjective ASSORTED has 2 senses:

1. consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds (even to the point of incongruity)
2. of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity

  Familiarity information: ASSORTED used as an adjective is rare.


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ASSORTED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds (even to the point of incongruity)

Synonyms:

assorted; motley; sundry; miscellaneous; mixed

Context examples:

an arrangement of assorted spring flowers / assorted sizes / miscellaneous accessories / a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music / a motley crew / sundry sciences commonly known as social

Similar:

heterogeneous; heterogenous (consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature)


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Meaning:

Of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity

Synonyms:

various; assorted

Context examples:

assorted sizes / his disguises are many and various / various experiments have failed to disprove the theory / cited various reasons for his behavior

Similar:

different (unlike in nature or quality or form or degree)


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