Definition for AS-SORT'MENT


  1. The act of distributing into sorts, kinds or classes, or of selecting and suiting things.
  2. A mass or quantity distributed into kinds or sorts; or a number of things assorted.
  3. A number of things of the same kind, varied in size, color, quality, price, form, or the like, to suit the market, the wants of people, or various purposes; as an assortment of thread, of silks, of calicoes, &c. An assortment of paintings. – W. Coxe.
  4. A variety of sorts or kinds adapted to various wants, demands or purposes; as an assortment of goods. – Mercantile Usage.

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