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Assort   Listen
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

... with their 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

... sore the rest of that day. What had I come to, to assort thus with a declared enemy of our gracious Queen, and, more than that, to love him more every mile we walked? I could not help it, as I said before. He was so unlike a common rebel, and so big in his heart to every one and ...
— Sir Ludar - A Story of the Days of the Great Queen Bess • Talbot Baines Reed

... entertained of Fauchet—in common with most of his kind—suggested an explanation, hitherto unconsidered. It was not an explanation very probable at first sight, nor one that would have commended itself to those who divide all men by hard and fast rules and assort them like sheep. But I had seen too much of the world to fall into this mistake, and it satisfied me. I began by weighing it carefully; I procured evidence, I had Fauchet watched; and, at length, one evening in August, ...
— From the Memoirs of a Minister of France • Stanley Weyman

... faulty memory may exist in an otherwise normal mind when poor attention, or divided attention due to emotional stress or to an overcrowded mind, which makes it impossible to properly assort its material, interferes. ...
— Applied Psychology for Nurses • Mary F. Porter

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

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