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Synonyms for sort out

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  1. 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?"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, classify, associate, single out, split up, shed light on, crystalise, differentiate, sieve, divide, crystalize, fall apart, part, crystallise, carve up, sort, 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, ramify, fork, break up, secernate

  2. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate(verb)

    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

    "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

    Synonyms:
    discharge, earn, take in, classify, elucidate, illumine, unsnarl, pull in, wrap up, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, irradiate, shed light on, finish up, crystalise, see the light, illuminate, light up, light, crystalize, make, polish off, crystallise, sort, tidy, gain, illume, mop up, clarify, correct, realise, finish off, edify, solve, exculpate, assort, unclutter, class, put right, pass, neaten, square away, effloresce, clean up, discipline, acquit, brighten, reform, authorise, separate, crystallize, clear up, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, tidy up, realize, iron out, disentangle, get through, straighten, net

  3. discipline, correct, sort out(verb)

    punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

    "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

    Synonyms:
    chasten, even off, classify, right, castigate, make up, compensate, shed light on, crystalise, even out, straighten out, decline, crystallise, sort, train, separate, correct, condition, assort, class, counterbalance, illuminate, clear, rectify, discipline, elucidate, even up, crystalize, adjust, crystallize, clear up, enlighten, chastise, redress, set, objurgate, slump, check

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How to use sort out in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Dunn:

    If kids are detained, we’re pushing very hard for immigration authorities to sort out as quickly as possible any allegations that are gang-involved and to release kids who aren’t, our real concern from the outset is that there has not been a serious process to ensure that only gang-involved kids are being picked up.

  2. Shari Sinwelski:

    They can call the lifeline and talk with a counselor on the line who can help them sort out the situation and talk to them about their own feelings about it and guide them through the process.

  3. John Crassidis:

    The first thing they ’ll need to do is sort out what agency will take on what role and how will they cooperate.

  4. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault:

    Absolutely Britain needs to sort out the problem of who represents it ... from there we can work on an agenda and a calendar.

  5. Martin Dempsey:

    What I'm trying to sort out, actually, is the degree to which their near-term embrace of the assistance they're receiving from Iran is a reaction to the existential threat [posed by ISIS], or whether it is something longer-term.

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Translations for sort out

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  • فرزArabic
  • roztříditCzech
  • clasificarSpanish
  • selvittää, hoitaa, selvitellä, vetää turpaan, erotella, järjestääFinnish
  • résoudre, trierFrench
  • ठीक करनाHindi
  • risolvereItalian
  • исправить, отсортировывать, исправлять, разобраться, устранить, разбираться, устранять, сортировывать, отсоритроватьRussian
  • problemi çTurkish

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