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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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