Definition of sorte
1. sort [ n ] a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
Examples: "sculpture is a form of art" "what kinds of desserts are there?"
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
`` You often hear people talk_about team_spirit and that sort of thing '' , Benington said in a conversation after the ceremonies , `` but what this team had was a_little different .
(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
The storyline , in sort , is wildly unrealistic .
(The Providence Journal...)
Since the hero , a sterling and upright fellow , is a rich Brown senior , while two Yalies are cast as virtual rapists , I suppose I should disqualify myself from sitting in judgment on `` Where_the_Boys_are '' , but I shall do nothing of the sort .
(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
Records sound like records because they provide a different sort of experience than live music .
It is this sort of experience that makes the concept of high_fidelity of real musical significance for the home music listener .Synonyms kind sort form variety Related Terms category type style model manner species the_like brand genus genre ilk stripe color antitype art_form description flavor classify
2. sort [ n ] an approximate definition or example
Examples: "she wore a sort of magenta dress" "she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"
3. sort [ n ] a person of a particular character or nature
Examples: "what sort of person is he?" "he's a good sort"
(George Harmon Coxe, Error of Judgement....)
Calenda was not the sort who walked_around without one of his `` boys '' close_at_hand .Synonyms sort Related Terms person
4. sort [ v ] arrange or order by classes or categories
Examples: "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
5. sort [ v ] examine in order to test suitability
Examples: "screen these samples" "screen the job applicants"
6. sort [ n ] an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
Examples: "the bottleneck in mail delivery it the process of sorting"
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