assorter
noun see assort

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • assorter — See assortative. * * * …   Universalium

  • assorter — n. classifier, sorter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • assorter — as·sort·er …   English syllables

  • assorter — d.ə(r), tə(r) noun ( s) : one that assorts; specifically : a garment worker who matches pieces or bundles garments …   Useful english dictionary

  • assort — assortative, assortive, adj. assortatively, adv. assorter, n. /euh sawrt /, v.t. 1. to distribute, place, or arrange according to kind or class; classify; sort. 2. to furnish with a suitable assortment or variety of goods; make up of articles… …   Universalium

  • assortir — [ asɔrtir ] v. tr. <conjug. : 2> • assorter XIVe; de 1. a et sorte I ♦ V. tr. 1 ♦ (1530) Mettre ensemble (des choses qui se conviennent). ⇒ arranger, associer, harmoniser. Assortir diverses nuances, des vêtements. ♢ Assortir une chose à une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • assort — [ə sôrt′] vt. [OFr assorter < a (L ad ), to + sorte, SORT] to sort or classify vi. to be of the same sort; match (with) assortative [ə sôrt′ə tiv] adj. assorter n …   English World dictionary

  • assort — verb Etymology: Middle French assortir, from a (from Latin ad ) + sorte sort Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to distribute into groups of a like kind ; classify 2. to supply with an assortment (as of goods) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sorte — [ sɔrt ] n. f. • 1327; « société, compagnie » v. 1220; du lat. sors, sortis « sort; rang, condition, catégorie » 1 ♦ Manière d être; ce qui permet de caractériser un objet individuel parmi d autres; ensemble d objets ainsi caractérisés. ⇒ espèce …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

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