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Detailed Synonyms for sorting in English

sorting:

sorting [the ~] noun

  1. the sorting
    the shifting; the sorting
  2. the sorting
    the accumulation; the collection; the gathering; the clutter; the compilation; the pile; the pack; the sorting; the sifting; the piling up
  3. the sorting
    the selecting; the sifting; the sorting
  4. the sorting
    – grouping by class or kind or size 1
    the sorting
    – grouping by class or kind or size 1
  5. the sorting
    – the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories 1
    the classification; the sorting; the categorisation; the categorization
    – the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories 1
  6. the sorting
    – an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion 1
    the sort; the sorting
    – an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion 1
    • sort [the ~] noun
    • sorting [the ~] noun
      • the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting1
  7. the sorting
    – A method of arranging data based on the order of specified information. For example, records sorted by class would list all records within a class before moving to records in the next class. 2
    the sorting
    – A method of arranging data based on the order of specified information. For example, records sorted by class would list all records within a class before moving to records in the next class. 2

Translation Matrix for sorting:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
accumulation accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting accretion; accrual; accruement; accumulation; aggregation; assemblage; assembling; bunch; clutter; collection; congestion; crowd; gang; gathering; heap; load; mess; mountain; muddle; party; pile; piling up; set; stacking
categorisation categorisation; categorization; classification; sorting assortment; categorisation; categorization; classification; compartmentalisation; compartmentalization
categorization categorisation; categorization; classification; sorting assortment; categorisation; categorization; classification; compartmentalisation; compartmentalization
classification categorisation; categorization; classification; sorting arrangement; assortment; categorisation; categorization; category; characterisation; characterization; class; classification; classifying; compartmentalisation; compartmentalization; disposition; group; marshalling; placing; position; ranging
clutter accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting accumulation; assembling; bunch; clutter; collection; crowd; fuddle; gang; gathering; heap; herd; jumble; load; lot; mare's nest; muddle; pack; party; set; smother; troop; troupe; wattle; welter
collection accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting SMS collection; accumulation; aggregation; appeal; assemblage; assembling; bunch; clutter; collecting; collection; compendium; crowd; gang; gathering; ingathering; party; recovery; set; solicitation
compilation accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting compilation; compiling; digest
gathering accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting accumulation; assemblage; assembling; assembly; bunch; clutter; collection; conference; congress; consultation; crowd; gang; gather; gathering; group; meeting; party; seminar; set; symposium; talks
pack accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting baggage; battalion; bunch; camp; clique; clutter; coterie; crowd; face pack; gang; heap; herd; ingroup; inner circle; large number; load; lot; luggage; mob; multitude; pack; party; plurality; ring; troop; troupe; wattle
pile accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting accumulation; agglomerate; atomic pile; atomic reactor; big bucks; big money; bunch; bundle; chain reactor; column; crowd; cumulation; cumulus; down; galvanic pile; heap; load; lot; megabucks; mound; nap; pile; piling; piling up; pillar; rick; spile; stack; stilt; voltaic pile
piling up accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; sifting; sorting accumulation; agglomeration; heap; heaping up; load; pile; piling up
selecting selecting; sifting; sorting
shifting shifting; sorting detour; displacement; overthrowing; shift; shifting
sifting accumulation; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; selecting; sifting; sorting sifting; winnow; winnowing
sort sort; sorting category; class; form; genre; kind; sort; style; type; variety
sorting accumulation; categorisation; categorization; classification; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; selecting; shifting; sifting; sort; sorting
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
clutter clutter; clutter up
collection collect money; collection; make a collection
pack backpack; bale; board; bundle; carry; compact; compress; crate; jam; load down; mob; pack; package; pile; press together; take; tamp; tamp down; throng; wad; wrap; wrap up
pile heap; jam; mob; pack; pile; stack; throng
sort assort; class; classify; screen; screen out; separate; sieve; sort; sort out
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
shifting shifting; shifty; unfirm
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
accumulation accumulation
classification characterisation; characterization; classification
collection collecting; collection; collection of debts; collection of taxes; gathering; recovery
compilation combination; compilation
gathering collection; gathering
pack bundle; crowd; pack; packet; parcel up; pile; rabble; wrap up
pile bunch; pack; pile; stack
shifting displacement; shifting

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Alternate Synonyms for "sorting":


Related Definitions for "sorting":

  1. grouping by class or kind or size1
  2. the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories1
  3. an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion1
    • the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting1
  4. A method of arranging data based on the order of specified information. For example, records sorted by class would list all records within a class before moving to records in the next class.2

sort:

sort [the ~] noun

  1. the sort
    the type; the category; the sort; the genre; the kind; the style; the class
  2. the sort
    – an approximate definition or example 1
    the sort
    – an approximate definition or example 1
    • sort [the ~] noun
      • she wore a sort of magenta dress1
      • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing1
  3. the sort
    – a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality 1
    the form; the kind; the variety; the sort
    – a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality 1
    • form [the ~] noun
      • sculpture is a form of art1
    • kind [the ~] noun
      • what kinds of desserts are there?1
    • variety [the ~] noun
    • sort [the ~] noun
  4. the sort
    – a person of a particular character or nature 1
    the sort
    – a person of a particular character or nature 1
    • sort [the ~] noun
      • what sort of person is he?1
      • he's a good sort1
  5. the sort
    – an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion 1
    the sort; the sorting
    – an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion 1
    • sort [the ~] noun
    • sorting [the ~] noun
      • the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting1

to sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)

  1. to sort
    to sort
    • sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)
  2. to sort
    – arrange or order by classes or categories 1
    to separate; to class; to sort; to classify; to sort out; to assort
    – arrange or order by classes or categories 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • class verb (classs, classed, classing)
    • sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)
    • classify verb (classifies, classified, classifying)
      • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?1
    • sort out verb (sorts out, sorted out, sorting out)
    • assort verb (assorts, assorted, assorting)
  3. to sort
    – examine in order to test suitability 1
    to screen; to sort; to sieve; screen out
    – examine in order to test suitability 1
    • screen verb (screens, screened, screening)
      • screen these samples1
      • screen the job applicants1
    • sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)
    • sieve verb (sieves, sieved, sieving)
    • screen out verb
  4. to sort
    – To organize information, such as a list of files, in a particular order. For example, a list of files can be sorted alphabetically by name in ascending or descending order. 2
    to sort
    – To organize information, such as a list of files, in a particular order. For example, a list of files can be sorted alphabetically by name in ascending or descending order. 2
    • sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)

Conjugations for sort:

present
  1. sort
  2. sort
  3. sorts
  4. sort
  5. sort
  6. sort
simple past
  1. sorted
  2. sorted
  3. sorted
  4. sorted
  5. sorted
  6. sorted
present perfect
  1. have sorted
  2. have sorted
  3. has sorted
  4. have sorted
  5. have sorted
  6. have sorted
past continuous
  1. was sorting
  2. were sorting
  3. was sorting
  4. were sorting
  5. were sorting
  6. were sorting
future
  1. shall sort
  2. will sort
  3. will sort
  4. shall sort
  5. will sort
  6. will sort
continuous present
  1. am sorting
  2. are sorting
  3. is sorting
  4. are sorting
  5. are sorting
  6. are sorting
subjunctive
  1. be sorted
  2. be sorted
  3. be sorted
  4. be sorted
  5. be sorted
  6. be sorted
diverse
  1. sort!
  2. let's sort!
  3. sorted
  4. sorting
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for sort:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
category category; class; genre; kind; sort; style; type category; class; classification; color category; family; genre; group; type
class category; class; genre; kind; sort; style; type category; class; classification; course; course of instruction; course of study; division; family; form; genre; grade; group; lecture; lesson; lesson hour; object class; position; school year; social class; social group; social position; socio-economic class; stratum; type; year
form form; kind; sort; variety blank; cast; class; condition; configuration; confirmation; conformation; contour; course; descriptor; desk; form; formulary; grade; manakin; manikin; mannequin; mannikin; pattern; phase; shape; signifier; strain; var.; variant; word form
genre category; class; genre; kind; sort; style; type category; class; genre; literary genre; music genre; musical genre; musical style; type; writing style
kind category; class; form; genre; kind; sort; style; type; variety kind
screen CRT screen; blind; concealment; cover; covert; display; filmdom; folding screen; grate; lattice; lattice-works; projection screen; screen; screen door; screenland; sieve; silver screen; sive; television screen; trellis work
separate offprint; reprint; separate
sieve screen; sieve
sort category; class; form; genre; kind; sort; sorting; style; type; variety
sorting sort; sorting accumulation; categorisation; categorization; classification; clutter; collection; compilation; gathering; pack; pile; piling up; selecting; shifting; sifting; sorting
style category; class; genre; kind; sort; style; type coupe; cut; dash; elan; expressive style; fashion; flair; manner; mode; panache; style; stylus; trend; vogue; way
type category; class; genre; kind; sort; style; type bloke; case; category; chap; character; class; cove; eccentric; fellow; font; fount; genre; gent; man; mister; type; typeface
variety form; kind; sort; variety change; difference; diverseness; diversity; multifariousness; variety; variety show
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
assort assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out affiliate; arrange; associate; assort; consort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out
class assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out class; classify; group; order; rank
classify assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out card-index; class; classify; group; order; rank; relegate; systematise; systematize
form be; constitute; forge; form; imprint; knead; make; massage; model; mold; mould; organise; organize; put together; shape; spring; take form; take shape; work
screen screen; screen out; sieve; sort block out; partition off; riddle; screen; shield; test
screen out screen; screen out; sieve; sort
separate assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out branch; break; break up; carve up; cleave; come apart; crack; cut up; cut up in pieces; differentiate; discriminate; dissever; dissociate from; distinguish; disunite; divide; divorce; fall apart; fork; fritter away; furcate; go separate ways; isolate; itemise; itemize; part; place apart; ramify; secern; secernate; seclude; separate; set apart; sever; severalise; severalize; single out; split; split up; tear off; tell; tell apart
sieve screen; screen out; sieve; sort filter; percolate; sieve; sift; strain
sort assort; class; classify; screen; screen out; separate; sieve; sort; sort out
sort out assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out arrange; assort; choose; correct; discipline; group; pick; pick out; prefer; select; shunt; sift; single out; sort out
style style; title
type type; typecast; typewrite
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
kind amicable; amicably; benevolent; friendly; genial; good-natured; in kind; kind; kind-hearted; kindly; mild; obliging; tolerant
separate apart; aside; disjoined; distinctive; exclusive; exquisite; free-standing; freestanding; incomparable; inimitable; isolated; on its own; once in a life time; one and only; particular; personal; private; separate; sole; solo; special; the one and only; unique; unparalleled
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
class class; class of society; classify
classify class; classify
form accumulate; constitute; fashion; form; make; mass; shape
screen display unit; screen; shield; silver screen; straining cloth
separate detach; keep separate; part; pick; separate; sort out
sieve filter; riddle; run; sieve; sift; sight; strain; view; visibility
sort out separate; sort out
style chic; elegance; style; style of writing; stylistic art; taste; tastefulness; tendency
variety variety
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
class class; direct; frontal

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Alternate Synonyms for "sort":


Related Definitions for "sort":

  1. an approximate definition or example1
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress1
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing1
  2. a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality1
  3. a person of a particular character or nature1
    • what sort of person is he?1
    • he's a good sort1
  4. an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion1
  5. arrange or order by classes or categories1
  6. examine in order to test suitability1
  7. To organize information, such as a list of files, in a particular order. For example, a list of files can be sorted alphabetically by name in ascending or descending order.2

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