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sort /sɔːt $ sɔːrt/ noun

جور کردن ، دسته کردن طبقه بندی کردن ، قسم ، نوع ، گونه ، طور ، طبقه ، رقم ، جورکردن ، سوا کردن ، دسته دسته کردن ، جور درامدن ، پیوستن ، دمساز شدن ، علوم مهندسی: نوع ، کامپیوتر: فرمانSORT

: sort (out)

ورزش: عیب یابی اتومبیل با راندن ازمایشی
الکترونیک: فرمان ، SORT کامپیوتر: جور کردن ، سوا کردن ، دسته کردن طبقه بندی کردن ، جور ، قسم ، نوع ، علوم مهندسی: جور، قسم ، نوع ، گونه ، طور، طبقه ، رقم ، جورکردن ، سوا کردن ، دسته دسته کردن ، جور درامدن ، پیوستن ، دمساز شدن کامپیوتر: مرتب

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- kind, brand, category, class, ilk, make, nature, order, quality, style, type, variety
- arrange, categorize, classify, divide, grade, group, order, put in order, rank
Contrasted words: consolidate, join, lump, merge, aggregate, amalgamate, blend, fuse, mix, unify
Related Words: riddle, screen, choose, cull, pick, select
English Thesaurus: type/kind/sort, kind, sort, form, variety, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. sort1 S1 W1 /sɔːt $ sɔːrt/ noun
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: sorte, from Latin sors 'chance, what you get by luck, share, condition']

1. TYPE/KIND [countable] a group or class of people, things etc that have similar qualities or features Synonym : type, kind
sort of
What sort of shampoo do you use?
all sorts (of something) (=a lot of different types of things)
I like all sorts of food – I’m not fussy.
of this/that sort
On expeditions of this sort, you have to be prepared for trouble.
of some sort/some sort of something (=used when you do not know exactly what type)
He wondered if Rosa was in some sort of trouble.
There was a game of some sort going on inside.
Most of the victims developed psychological problems of one sort or another (=of various different types).
They do burgers, pizzas, that sort of thing.

2. sort of spoken
a) used to say that something is partly true but does not describe the exact situation:
I sort of like him, but I don’t know why.
‘Do you know what I mean?’ ‘Sort of.’
b) used when you are trying to describe something but it is difficult to find the right word or to be exact:
Then they started sort of chanting.
The walls are a sort of greeny-blue colour.
sort of like (=used very informally when searching for the right words)
It was sort of like really strange and mysterious, walking round this empty building.
c) used to make what you are saying sound less strong or direct:
Well, I sort of thought we could go out together sometime.
It was sort of a shock when I found out.
d) sort of price/time/speed etc especially British English a price etc that is not very exact, but could be slightly more or less:
That’s the sort of price I was hoping to pay.
What sort of time were you thinking of starting?

3. of sorts (also of a sort) used when something is not a good or typical example of its kind of thing:
I had a conversation of sorts with a very drunk man at the bus stop.

4. sort of thing especially British English spoken used when you are mentioning or describing something in a way that is not definite or exact:
We could just stay here and pass the time, sort of thing.
She uses a wheelchair sort of thing.

5. what sort of ... ? especially British English spoken used when you are angry about what someone has said or done:
What sort of time do you call this to come in?

6. nothing of the sort especially British English spoken used to say angrily that something is not true or that someone should not do something:
‘I’m going to watch TV.’ ‘You’ll do nothing of the sort!’

7. PERSON [singular] British English someone who has a particular type of character, and is therefore likely to behave in a particular way Synonym : type:
Iain’s never even looked at another woman. He’s not the sort.

8. it takes all sorts (to make a world) British English used to say that you think someone is behaving in a strange or crazy way:
He goes climbing up cliffs without ropes or anything? Oh well, it takes all sorts.

9. COMPUTER [singular] if a computer does a sort, it puts things in a particular order

10. ILL/UPSET out of sorts feeling a little ill or upset:
Louise went back to work feeling rather out of sorts.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. sort2 S1 W3 verb [transitive]

1. to put things in a particular order or arrange them in groups according to size, type etc:
The eggs are sorted according to size.
sort something into something
Let’s sort all the clothes into piles.
All the names on the list have been sorted into alphabetical order.

2. British English spoken to deal with a situation so that all the problems are solved and everything is organized ⇒ sorted:
Right, I’ll leave this for Roger and Terry to sort, then.
sort something/somebody ↔ out phrasal verb

1. to arrange or organize something that is mixed up or untidy, so that it is ready to be used:
We need to sort out our camping gear before we go away.

2. to separate one type of thing from another:
I’ve sorted out the papers that can be thrown away.
sort something/somebody ↔ out from
First, sort the white things out from the other clothes.

3. especially British English to successfully deal with a problem or difficult situation:
She went to a psychiatrist to try to sort out her problems.
I’ll be glad to get this misunderstanding sorted out.
sort yourself out/get yourself sorted out (=deal with all your problems)
I’m staying with a friend until I manage to sort myself out.

4. especially British English to succeed in making arrangements for something:
Have you sorted out where you’re going to live yet?
She is trying to sort out childcare.

5. sort itself out British English if something sorts itself out, it stops being a problem without you having to do anything:
Our financial problems should sort themselves out in a week or two.

6. British English informal to stop someone from causing problems or annoying you, especially by attacking or punishing them:
If he bothers you again, I’ll sort him out.
sort through something phrasal verb
to look for something among a lot of similar things, especially when you are arranging these things into an order:
Vicky sat down and sorted through the files.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. best, worst | right, wrong | funny, odd, strange He was friendly in a funny sort of way.
PREP. ~ of The shop sells all sorts of books.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. put things into different groups/places
ADV. busily | out I sorted the clothes out into two piles.
PREP. according to Sort the books according to their subject matter.
by The most common way of grouping was to sort the children by ability.
into We sorted the washing into piles of different garments.
through busily sorting through her clothes

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. find an answer to a problem
ADV. out Someone will have to sort this problem out.
VERB + SORT have to | try to | help (to), help sb (to) | leave sb to Leave them to sort it out among themselves.
PHRASES get sth sorted (out) If he can't get his talk sorted, we'll have to ask someone else.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


this/that sort
We must ensure that this sort of thing does not happen again.
some sort
There has been some sort of error.
the same sort
We had the same sort of background.
a similar sort
It’s a similar sort of house.
a different sort
Barbara never stopped wanting a different sort of life.
the right sort
Wearing the right sort of clothing could save your life.
other sorts
What other sorts of books do you like?
all sorts (=many different sorts)
He collects all sorts of musical instruments.
of one sort or another (=of various different sorts)
Quite a large number of them suffered injuries of one sort or another.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: These sort of activities help students to become independent.
GOOD: These sorts of activities help students to become independent.

Usage Note:

BAD: I hate people who ask that sort of questions.
GOOD: I hate people who ask that sort of question.
GOOD: I hate people who ask those sorts of question/s.

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[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: of sorts , in a way also in a sort of way

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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