Sort
Sort Sort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sorting}.] 1. To separate, and place in distinct classes or divisions, as things having different qualities; as, to sort cloths according to their colors; to sort wool or thread according to its fineness. [1913 Webster]

Rays which differ in refrangibility may be parted and sorted from one another. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

2. To reduce to order from a confused state. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

3. To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class. [1913 Webster]

Shellfish have been, by some of the ancients, compared and sorted with insects. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

She sorts things present with things past. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster]

4. To choose from a number; to select; to cull. [1913 Webster]

That he may sort out a worthy spouse. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

I'll sort some other time to visit you. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. To conform; to adapt; to accommodate. [R.] [1913 Webster]

I pray thee, sort thy heart to patience. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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