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Definition 1: arrange or order by classes or categories - [verb of cognition]

Samples where assort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for assort in the sense of this definition

(assort is a kind of ...) place into or assign to a category

"Children learn early on to categorize"

(... is a kind of assort ) separate or classify into units

"The hospital was unitized for efficiency"

(... is a kind of assort ) determine the grade of or assign a grade to

(... is a kind of assort ) arrange into a group or groups

"Can you group these shapes together?"

(... is a kind of assort ) treat or classify according to a mental stereotype

"I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"

(... is a kind of assort ) divide into two opposing groups or kinds

(... is a kind of assort ) sort according to size

(... is a kind of assort ) classify anew, change the previous classification

"The zoologists had to reclassify the mollusks after they found new species"

(... is a kind of assort ) think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another

"This plant can be referred to a known species"

(... is a kind of assort ) separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them

(... is a kind of assort ) make an itemized list or catalog of; classify

"He is cataloguing his photographic negatives"

(... is a kind of assort ) put into a group

"The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"

(assort implies ...) examine and note the similarities or differences of

"John compared his haircut to his friend's" "We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"

Samples where assort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He associates with strange people
  • She affiliates with her colleagues

Synonyms for assort in the sense of this definition

(assort is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

(... is a kind of assort ) become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

"He allied himself with the Communists"

(... is a kind of assort ) date regularly; have a steady relationship with

"Did you know that she is seeing an older man?" "He is dating his former wife again!"

(... is a kind of assort ) be a companion to somebody

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