sort

sort
sort [sôrt]
n.
[ME < MFr < VL * sorta < L sors (gen. sortis), lot, chance, fate, akin to serere, to join together, arrange: see SERIES]
1. any group of persons or things related by having something in common; kind; class
2. quality or type; nature [remarks of that sort]
3. Archaic manner or way
4. Comput. the act or an instance of sorting
5. [usually pl.] Printing any of the kinds of characters in a font of type
vt.
to place, separate, or arrange according to class or kind: often with out
vi.
1. Archaic to associate; consort
2. Archaic to harmonize or agree; suit
3. Comput. to arrange a group of records in a particular way, as chronologically or alphabetically, so that they can be accessed more efficiently
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after a sort
in some way but not very well
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of sorts
1. of various kinds
2. of a poor or inferior kind: also of a sort
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out of sorts
1. Printing lacking certain sorts of type
2. Informal
a) not in a good humor; cross
b) not feeling well; slightly ill
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sort of
Informal somewhat
sortable
adj.
sorter
n.

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