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as·sort·ment

 (ə-sôrt′mənt)
n.
1. The act of assorting; separation into classes.
2. A collection of various kinds; a variety.

assortment

(əˈsɔːtmənt)
n
1. a collection or group of various things or sorts
2. the act of assorting

as•sort•ment

(əˈsɔrt mənt)

n.
1. the act of assorting; distribution; classification.
2. a collection of various kinds of things.
[1605–15]

Assortment

 a group of things; a selection; a group of things of the same sort; an assorted set. See also medley, miscellany.
Examples: assortment of gift-horses, 1823; of shades [‘colours’], 1611.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assortment - a collection containing a variety of sorts of thingsassortment - a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
grab bag - an assortment of miscellaneous items
witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brew - a fearsome mixture; "a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists"; "mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew"
range - a variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"
selection - an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
alphabet soup - a confusing assortment; "Roosevelt created an alphabet soup of federal agencies"
sampler - an assortment of various samples; "a candy sampler"; "a sampler of French poets"
2.assortment - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same typeassortment - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
grouping - the activity of putting things together in groups
indexing - the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
reclassification - classifying something again (usually in a new category)
relegation - the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
stratification - the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
taxonomy - practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
typology - classification according to general type

assortment

assortment

noun
Translations
تَصْنِيفمَجْموعَة مُنَوَّعَه
sortimentsoupravakolekcesměs
sortimentudvalg
valikoima
asortiman
úrval
各種取り合わせ
구색을 갖춘 것
sortiment
blandning
การจัดประเภท
các mặt hàng cùng loại

assortment

[əˈsɔːtmənt] N
1. (Comm) → surtido m
2. (= mixture) → mezcla f; (= collection) → colección f
there was a strange assortment of guestshabía una extraña mezcla de invitados
Peter was there with an assortment of girlfriendsallí estaba Peter con una colección de amigas
quite an assortment!¡aquí hay de todo!

assortment

[əˈsɔːrtmənt] n [shapes, colours, sizes] → assortiment m; [people] → mélange m
an interesting assortment of people → un mélange intéressant de gens

assortment

nMischung f; (of goods)Auswahl f (→ of an +dat), → Sortiment nt(of von); (of ideas)Sammlung f; a whole assortment of boyfriendsein ganzes Sortiment von Freunden

assortment

[əˈsɔːtmənt] n (Comm) (mixture) → assortimento
there was a strange assortment of guests → c'era uno strano miscuglio di invitati

assorted

(əˈsoːtid) adjective
mixed; of or containing various different kinds. assorted colours; assorted sweets.
asˈsortment noun
a mixture or variety. an assortment of garments.

assortment

تَصْنِيف sortiment sortiment Auswahl συλλογή surtido valikoima assortiment asortiman assortimento 各種取り合わせ 구색을 갖춘 것 assortiment sortiment asortyment sortido, sortimento ассортимент blandning การจัดประเภท çeşit các mặt hàng cùng loại 分类
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Beth Bouncer will open her new assortment of Doll's Millinery next week.
There was more agony and another paper for Elzbieta to sign, and then one night when Jurgis came home, he was told the breathless tidings that the furniture had arrived and was safely stowed in the house: a parlor set of four pieces, a bedroom set of three pieces, a dining room table and four chairs, a toilet set with beautiful pink roses painted all over it, an assortment of crockery, also with pink roses--and so on.
And what will you do, Janet, while I am bargaining for so many tons of flesh and such an assortment of black eyes?
And she has laid in a remarkable assortment of bargains.
After this landslide to the policy of consolidation, there still remained a fairly large assortment of independent companies; but they had lost their dreams and their illusions.
A large launch, with two standing lugs, lay under the lea of the schooner; and into this the strange assortment of goods were swung.
As to the goldsmith, he wrote to his wife, sending her the order for the thousand pistoles, and charging her to send him, in exchange, his most skillful apprentice, an assortment of diamonds, of which he gave the names and the weight, and the necessary tools.
I had almost forgotten the most important point--which is that I should like you to go and tell Madame Chiffon that I wish the blond lace to be changed in conformity with yesterday's patterns, if she will be good enough to bring with her a new assortment.
We can recommend this house to our readers as one of the most liberal in OUR city, (by the way the editor who wrote this article didn't own a foot of the town, or of any thing else,) and as possessing a very large and well selected assortment of the choicest goods.
Almost each morning a letter from my owners would arrive, directing me to go to the charterers and clamour for the ship's cargo; to threaten them with the heaviest penalties of demurrage; to demand that this assortment of varied merchandise, set fast in a landscape of ice and windmills somewhere up-country, should be put on rail instantly, and fed up to the ship in regular quantities every day.
A miscellaneous assortment they were, differing both in caste and country; as I sat on my estrade and glanced over the long range of desks, I had under my eye French, English, Belgians, Austrians, and Prussians.
I roused myself, and, after lending them a hand in hauling up their boat, I lingered yet awhile to watch them disembark a goodly assortment of the hard-won 'treasures of the deep.