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Synonyms for sort out
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separateverb

    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, elucidateverb

    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 outverb

    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. Ned Rumpeltin:

    It puts a floor under the long-term risks, but there are plenty of short-term ones in the interim that we need to sort out.

  2. 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.

  3. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Therapy provides you with a frame to sort out... issues. It’s a safe, contained and guided space that enables you put your issues out to the world, analyze and come up with a plan of action to resolve them.

  4. Central American:

    We have to sort out our problems here, and part of the reason for the migration is the lack of jobs, the gap in wages between the United States and here, we need to work with the business community to revive the economy.

  5. Mitt Romney:

    How it will sort out among those people, time will tell, you just can't predict who is gonna star in the debates, who is going to put in the time in New Hampshire with all of the town meetings, who is going to visit the different counties of Iowa and then emerge.


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  • فرزArabic
  • roztříditCzech
  • clasificarSpanish
  • selvittää, järjestää, erotella, vetää turpaan, selvitellä, hoitaaFinnish
  • trier, résoudreFrench
  • ठीक करनाHindi
  • risolvereItalian
  • исправлять, разобраться, отсортировывать, устранить, разбираться, исправить, устранять, сортировывать, отсоритроватьRussian
  • problemi çTurkish

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