Definition for SORT

SORT, v.i.

  1. To be joined with others of the same species. Nor do metals only sort with metals in the earth, and minerals with minerals. – Woodward.
  2. To consort; to associate. The illiberality of parents toward children, makes them base and sort with any company. – Bacon.
  3. To suit; to fit. They are happy whose natures sort with their vocations. – Bacon.
  4. To terminate; to issue; to have success. [Fr. sortir.] [Not in use.] – Bacon.
  5. To fall out. [Not in use.] – Shak.

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