assorted

assorted
adjective Date: circa 1797 1. suited especially by nature or character <
an ill-assorted pair
>
2. consisting of various kinds <
assorted chocolates
>

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  • Assorted — As*sort ed ([a^]s*s[^o]rt [e^]d), a. Selected; culled. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • assorted — (adj.) arranged in sorts, 1797, pp. adjective from ASSORT (Cf. assort) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • assorted — [adj] various different, diverse, diversified, heterogeneous, hybrid, indiscriminate, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry, varied, variegated; concept 564 Ant. same …   New thesaurus

  • assorted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of various sorts put together. ORIGIN from Old French assorter, from sorte sort, kind …   English terms dictionary

  • assorted — /euh sawr tid/, adj. 1. consisting of different or various kinds; miscellaneous: assorted flavors; assorted sizes. 2. consisting of selected kinds; arranged in sorts or varieties: rows of assorted vegetables. 3. matched; suited. [1790 1800;… …   Universalium

  • assorted — as|sort|ed [əˈso:tıd US o:r ] adj [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Past participle of assort to divide into types (15 21 centuries), from Old French assorter, from sorte sort ] of various different types ▪ paintbrushes in assorted sizes ▪ assorted… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • assorted — [[t]əsɔ͟ː(r)tɪd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A group of assorted things is a group of similar things that are of different sizes or colours or have different qualities. It should be a great week, with overnight stops in assorted hotels in the West… …   English dictionary

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