1. [ noun ] a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
Synonyms: variety mixture potpourri smorgasbord salmagundi motley mixed_bag miscellanea miscellany

"a great assortment of cars was on display" "he had a variety of disorders" "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"

Related terms: collection odds_and_ends selection sampler range witch's_brew grab_bag alphabet_soup vary
2. [ noun ] the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Synonyms: classification categorisation compartmentalisation compartmentalization categorization
Related terms: grouping stratification indexing reclassification taxonomy relegation typology classify categorize classify
Similar spelling:   assorted