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Assort - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Assort' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Assort [ v. i.]
- To agree; to be in accordance; to be adapted; to suit; to fall into a class or place.
2 . Assort [ v. t.]
- To separate and distribute into classes, as things of a like kind, nature, or quality, or which are suited to a like purpose; to classify; as, to assort goods. [Rarely applied to persons.]
- To furnish with, or make up of, various sorts or a variety of goods; as, to assort a cargo.

Meaning of 'Assort' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . assort [ v]
Meaning (1):
- keep company with; hang out with
Example in sentence:
  • He associates with strange people;
  • She affiliates with her colleagues
Meaning (2):
- arrange or order by classes or categories
Example in sentence:
  • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?