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Assort  v. t.  (past & past part. assorted; pres. part. assorting)  
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. Note: (Rarely applied to persons.) "They appear... no ways assorted to those with whom they must associate."
To furnish with, or make up of, various sorts or a variety of goods; as, to assort a cargo.

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"Assort" Quotes from Famous Books

... following upon his steps,—reenters his shop, and delivers the pouch within a glazed door in the corner, where the postmistress ex officio Mrs. Abner Tew, a tall, gaunt woman in black bombazine and spectacles, proceeds to assort the Ashfield mail. By reason of this division of duties, the shop is known familiarly as the shop of "the ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865 • Various

... loads to the Canoe Consisting of Parched meal Pork Powder Lead axes, Tools Bisquit, P. Soup & Some Merchendize & Clothes &c. &c. I gave Serjt. Pryor a dolt of Salts, & Set Chabonah to trying up the Buffalow tallow & put into the empty Kegs &c. I assort our articles for to be left at this place buried, Kegs of Pork, 1/2 a Keg of flour, 2 blunderbuts, Caterrages a few Small lumbersom articles Capt Lewiss Desk and Some books & ...
— The Journals of Lewis and Clark • Meriwether Lewis et al

Words linked to "Assort" :   unitize, dichotomize, group, catalog, dichotomise, isolate, refer, keep company, compare, size, interact, pigeonhole, see, companion, reclassify, stamp, go out, categorise, class, associate, go steady, grade, count, assortment, accompany, number, company

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