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Present participle for to arrange systematically into groups
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“Most children will sort them by size and color. However, some may sort them according to the patterns printed on top, and some may sort them according to texture.”
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Present participle for to pick or select from a larger group
“An effort is ongoing to apply automation to the process to help sort the wheat from the chaff.”
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Present participle for to fix a problem, to handle a task
“Either way we need to sort out poverty and sustainability together or neither will be sorted.”
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Present participle for to be consistent or in agreement with
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“Although this seems formulaic, it does sort with the external record.”
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Present participle for to associate or keep company with
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“He doesn't appear overly fussy about the people he chooses to sort with.”
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Present participle for to mend or repair
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Present participle for keep apart
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Present participle for to modify, especially so as to better fit a given purpose or circumstance
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Present participle for to untangle or arrange (the hair) by drawing a comb through it
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(computing) Present participle for to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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The act of categorizing or ordering something by class or type
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An arrangement of parts or elements in a particular form, figure, or combination
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One of the ways something exists, or the ways a set of objects can be ordered
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An individual stage within a succession of changes, stages, or degrees
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