kind, sort, form, variety(noun)
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
"sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
course, figure, flesh, frame, shape, kind, conformation, chassis, physical body, multifariousness, potpourri, soma, assortment, diverseness, human body, contour, grade, sorting, cast, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, word form, change, configuration, class, variant, motley, variety show, pattern, bod, miscellany, signifier, smorgasbord, miscellanea, descriptor, salmagundi, manikin, variety, strain, anatomy, mixture, mixed bag, var., diversity, material body, manakin, build
an approximate definition or example
"she wore a sort of magenta dress"; "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"
a person of a particular character or nature
"what sort of person is he?"; "he's a good sort"
an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
"the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting"
screen, screen out, sieve, sort(verb)
examine in order to test suitability
"screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate(verb)
arrange or order by classes or categories
"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
tell apart, distinguish, classify, associate, single out, split up, shed light on, crystalise, differentiate, sieve, divide, crystalize, fall apart, part, crystallise, carve up, severalize, consort, split, come apart, separate, correct, severalise, dissever, furcate, assort, affiliate, class, illuminate, clear, discriminate, discipline, branch, secern, screen out, elucidate, screen, crystallize, clear up, enlighten, relegate, disunite, straighten out, tell, break, sort out, ramify, fork, break up, secernate
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Air is that combination of qualities which makes the entire impression we receive in a person's presence; as, we say he has the air of a scholar, or the air of a villain. Appearance refers more to the dress and other externals. We might say of a travel-soiled pedestrian, he has the appearance of a tramp, but the air of a gentleman. Expression and look especially refer to the face. Expression is oftenest applied to that which is habitual; as, he has a pleasant expression of countenance; look may be momentary; as, a look of dismay passed over his face. We may, however, speak of the look or looks as indicating all that we look at; as, he had the look of an adventurer; I did not like his looks. Bearing is rather a lofty word; as, he has a noble bearing; port is practically identical in meaning with bearing, but is more exclusively a literary word. Carriage, too, is generally used in a good sense; as, that lady has a good carriage. Mien is closely synonymous with air, but less often used in a bad sense. We say a rakish air rather than a rakish mien. Mien may be used to express some prevailing feeling; as, "an indignant mien." Demeanor goes beyond appearance, including conduct, behavior; as, a modest demeanor. Manner and style are, in large part at least, acquired. Compare BEHAVIOR.
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Actors live in a queer sort of double world. Not many of us have the names or identities we were born with.
The San Bernardino event sort of upped the ante.
He said he and his client asked Cheah for their money back but wound up losing their entireinvestment. The Post quoted another pre-sentencing letter from Houston chef Alan Perez, who said Cheah left him $ 250,000 in debt. She does not use guns, knives, or any other sort of physical weapon like many criminals, language and emotion are her weapons, and armed with them she can easily infiltrate the mind of anyone she wishes to prey upon.
He wasn't obeying their order to put it down, so it was definitely some sort of a protest.
There is sort of a nostalgia among many for rural America, i think that sometimes, places are often better in memory than in reality. But for others, I think some of the return migration of older adults in a rural area is about that (sense of) community they may have felt as young people.
Translations for sort
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- sortering, tipe, soort, sorteeralgoritme, kategoriseer, rangskik, groepeer, sorteer, klassifiseerAfrikaans
- mena, classe, tipus, varietat, gènere, classificar, arreglar, reparar, ordenarCatalan, Valencian
- seřadit, řadit, tříditCzech
- sort, sortering, slags, løse, sortereDanish
- Art, sortieren, Letter, SorteGerman
- clase, género, tipo, ordenar, suerte, clasificar, surtir, especieSpanish
- lajittelu, sortti, tyyppi, aakkostus, sorttaus, järjestely, laji, erotella, aakkostaa, järjestää, lajitellaFinnish
- tri, type, genre, triage, acabit, trier, classer, rangerFrench
- gnè, seòrsaScottish Gaelic
- מיון, סוג, סידור, סדר, מייןHebrew
- válogat, fajta, féleHungarian
- տիպ, սեռArmenian
- sort, gerð, tegund, flokkaIcelandic
- specie, tipo, genere, classificare, mettere in ordineItalian
- ソート, 並べ替え, 人, ソートアルゴリズム, 類い, 種類, 分類, 整列, 選別Japanese
- ZortLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- slags, sortNorwegian
- soort, sorteren, rangschikkenDutch
- slags, sortNorwegian Nynorsk
- rodzaj, typ, sortowaniePolish
- tipo, ordenar, arrumar, classificarPortuguese
- gen, fel, aranja, împărți, sorta, clasificaRomanian
- тип, [[алгоритм]] [[сортировка, сортировка, вид, сорт, разобраться, отсортировать, разобрать, разбирать, сортировать, разбиратьсяRussian
- soj, farëAlbanian
- sorteringsalgoritm, typ, sort, sortering, slag, fixa, sortera, ordnaSwedish
- రకము, అమరిక, అమర్చు, పేర్చుTelugu
- uri, klaseTagalog
- soy, cinsTurkish
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