- a category of things or people with a common feature; a type；a person of a specified nature
- arrange systematically in groups; separate according to type；look at (a group of things) one after another in order to classify them or make a selection
verb: sort, 3rd person present: sorts, gerund or present participle: sorting, past tense: sorted, past participle: sorted
noun: sort, plural noun: sorts
- 1. a category of things or people with a common feature; a type if only we knew the sort of people she was mixing with a radical change poses all sorts of questions 同義詞
- ▪ informal a person of a specified nature Frank was a genuinely friendly sort 同義詞
- 2. the arrangement of data in a prescribed sequence.
- 3. archaic a manner or way in law also the Judge is in a sort superior to his King
- 4. a letter or piece in a font of type.
- 1. arrange systematically in groups; separate according to type the mail was sorted 同義詞
- ▪ look at (a group of things) one after another in order to classify them or make a selection she sat down and sorted through her mail
- 2. resolve (a problem or difficulty) the problem with the engine was soon sorted 同義詞
- ▪ resolve the problems or difficulties of they agreed she could stay with them while she got herself sorted 同義詞