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as·sort

 (ə-sôrt′)
v. as·sort·ed, as·sort·ing, as·sorts
v.tr.
1. To separate into groups according to kind; classify.
2. To supply with (an appropriate variety or assortment, as of goods).
v.intr.
1. To agree in kind; fall into the same class.
2. To associate with others; keep company.

[Middle English assorte, from Old French assorter : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + sorte, kind (from Latin sors, sort-, chance, lot; see ser- in Indo-European roots).]

as·sor′ta·tive (ə-sôr′tə-tĭv) adj.
as·sort′er n.

assort

(əˈsɔːt)
vb
1. (tr) to arrange or distribute into groups of the same type; classify
2. (usually foll by: with) to fit or fall into a class or group; match
3. (tr) to supply with an assortment of merchandise
4. (tr) to put in the same category as others; group
5. rare (usually foll by: with) to keep company; consort
[C15: from Old French assorter, from sorte sort]
asˈsortative, asˈsortive adj
asˈsortatively adv
asˈsorter n

as•sort

(əˈsɔrt)

v.t.
1. to distribute, place, or arrange according to kind or class; classify.
2. to furnish with a suitable assortment or variety of goods.
v.i.
3. to agree in sort or kind; be matched or suited.
4. to associate; consort.
[1480–90; < Middle French assorter. See as-, sort]
as•sort′a•tive, adj.
as•sort′a•tive•ly, adv.
as•sort′er, n.

assort


Past participle: assorted
Gerund: assorting

Imperative
assort
assort
Present
I assort
you assort
he/she/it assorts
we assort
you assort
they assort
Preterite
I assorted
you assorted
he/she/it assorted
we assorted
you assorted
they assorted
Present Continuous
I am assorting
you are assorting
he/she/it is assorting
we are assorting
you are assorting
they are assorting
Present Perfect
I have assorted
you have assorted
he/she/it has assorted
we have assorted
you have assorted
they have assorted
Past Continuous
I was assorting
you were assorting
he/she/it was assorting
we were assorting
you were assorting
they were assorting
Past Perfect
I had assorted
you had assorted
he/she/it had assorted
we had assorted
you had assorted
they had assorted
Future
I will assort
you will assort
he/she/it will assort
we will assort
you will assort
they will assort
Future Perfect
I will have assorted
you will have assorted
he/she/it will have assorted
we will have assorted
you will have assorted
they will have assorted
Future Continuous
I will be assorting
you will be assorting
he/she/it will be assorting
we will be assorting
you will be assorting
they will be assorting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been assorting
you have been assorting
he/she/it has been assorting
we have been assorting
you have been assorting
they have been assorting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been assorting
you will have been assorting
he/she/it will have been assorting
we will have been assorting
you will have been assorting
they will have been assorting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been assorting
you had been assorting
he/she/it had been assorting
we had been assorting
you had been assorting
they had been assorting
Conditional
I would assort
you would assort
he/she/it would assort
we would assort
you would assort
they would assort
Past Conditional
I would have assorted
you would have assorted
he/she/it would have assorted
we would have assorted
you would have assorted
they would have assorted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.assort - keep company withassort - keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
ally - become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; "He allied himself with the Communists"
go steady, date, go out, see - date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
companion, company, keep company, accompany - be a companion to somebody
2.assort - arrange or order by classes or categoriesassort - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
unitise, unitize - separate or classify into units; "The hospital was unitized for efficiency"
catalogue, catalog - make an itemized list or catalog of; classify; "He is cataloguing his photographic negatives"
isolate - separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
refer - think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another; "This plant can be referred to a known species"
reclassify - classify anew, change the previous classification; "The zoologists had to reclassify the mollusks after they found new species"
size - sort according to size
dichotomise, dichotomize - divide into two opposing groups or kinds
stereotype, pigeonhole, stamp - treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"
categorise, categorize - place into or assign to a category; "Children learn early on to categorize"
grade - determine the grade of or assign a grade to
number, count - put into a group; "The academy counts several Nobel Prize winners among its members"

assort

verb
To distribute into groups according to kinds:
Translations
assortere

assort

[əˈsɔːt] VIconcordar (with con) → convenir (with a) it assorts ill with his characterno cuadra con su carácter

assort

vi (form)
(= agree, match)passen (with zu)
(= consort)Umgang pflegen (with mit)
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In addition to the dread that, having led up to so much mischief, it would be now more likely than ever to alienate Joe from me if he believed it, I had a further restraining dread that he would not believe it, but would assort it with the fabulous dogs and veal-cutlets as a monstrous invention.
Never can there come fog too thick, never can there come mud and mire too deep, to assort with the groping and floundering condition which this High Court of Chancery, most pestilent of hoary sinners, holds this day in the sight of heaven and earth.