English

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

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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

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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

Related Synonyms for sorting



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