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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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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.
At one side of the bedroom was a dainty dressing-room with closets containing a large assortment of fresh clothing; and beyond this was the bath--a large room having a marble pool big enough to swim in, with white marble steps leading down to the water.
And she has laid in a remarkable assortment of bargains.
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 large launch, with two standing lugs, lay under the lea of the schooner; and into this the strange assortment of goods were swung.
Curtains of grass and bamboo covered the windows, and, most arduous task of all, with his meager assortment of tools he had fashioned lumber to neatly seal the walls and ceiling and lay a smooth floor within the cabin.
You, sir," turning to the Wizard, "ought to have this assortment.
When the adventurers reassembled upon the roof it was found that a remarkably queer assortment of articles had been selected by the various members of the party.
The sidewalk was obstructed by an assortment of interested neighbours, who opened a lane from time to time for a hurrying messenger bearing from McGary's goods pertinent to festivity and diversion.
They have preferred to devise methods of their own, and so have created a miscellaneous assortment of systems, good, bad, and indifferent.
Peg bustled away to gather up a dubious assortment of chairs, with backs and rungs missing, and in a few minutes we were in a circle around her roaring stove, getting dried and thawed out.
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.