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, 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
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"
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
discipline, correct, sort out(verb)
punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
"The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
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?
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.
[Mr. Ready] talks to his close friends and family about his plans, and will go for counseling to sort out his feelings, if he hasn’t moved out yet, he’s sleeping in a separate bedroom.
The Swiss move was obviously the big move, people are trying to get their arms around what it means for the U.S. stock market, it will take some of the morning to sort out the impact of the Swiss move across the board.
The Swiss move was obviously the big move, people are trying to get their arms around what it means for the U.S. stock market, the market has taken a few-day drop and the bump in energy prices this morning is probably providing a bit of a solid bid for some of the oversold names in the energy sector. It will take some of the morning to sort out the impact of the Swiss move across the board.
I really want to be there to help you sort out what you hear from other kids, i'll just give you my perception of stuff that you can add to your own thinking to figure out what you believe. ... I'd like to be there to be able to do that for you.
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- selvittää, hoitaa, selvitellä, vetää turpaan, erotella, järjestääFinnish
- résoudre, trierFrench
- ठीक करनाHindi
- исправить, отсортировывать, исправлять, разобраться, устранить, разбираться, устранять, сортировывать, отсоритроватьRussian
- problemi çTurkish
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