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Assort   Listen
verb
Assort  v. i.  To agree; to be in accordance; to be adapted; to suit; to fall into a class or place.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Assort" Quotes from Famous Books



... approach to the subject and reflected upon the girl's belongings. Taken in their entirety they showed nothing save that the girl was poor, therefore he began mentally to assort them, one by one. First, clothes. They were ordinary clothes; they betrayed nothing. Second, the purse. It was like a million other purses and showed no distinguishing mark, no peculiarity. Third, the jewelry. ...
— Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories • Rex Beach

... without a specialized sound, except when, after midnight, the headlong clatter of a cab-horse distinguishes itself from the prevailing bulk. But the New York noise is never broken and crushed into a rumble; it bristles with specific accents, night and day, which agonizingly assort themselves one from another, and there is no nook or corner where you can be safe from them, as you ...
— London Films • W.D. Howells

... it,—a few eager townspeople 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



Words linked to "Assort" :   stereotype, group, dichotomize, refer, associate, go out, classify, isolate, reclassify, companion, go steady, assortment, categorize, consort, see, stamp, date, dichotomise, sort, sort out, catalog, unitize, ally, keep company, accompany, number, catalogue, interact, class, categorise, compare, unitise



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