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  Definition of sort out
  1. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
  2. arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
  3. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
Similar Words: clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, classify, class, sort, assort, separate, discipline, correct

 

Hyponyms: unitize, unitise, catalogue, catalog, isolate, refer, reclassify, size, dichotomize, dichotomise, pigeonhole, stereotype, stamp, group, grade, count, number

 

Entailments: compare

 

Derivational Morphology: lucidity, clarity, pellucidity, clearness, limpidity, elucidation, clarification, illumination, categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment, kind, sort, form, variety, sorting, sorter, class, category, family, division, social class, socio-economic class, classifier, discipline, correction

 

Anagrams: surtout

 

 
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