Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Consisting of a number of different kinds: synonym: miscellaneous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of selected kinds; arranged in sorts or varieties.
  • Matched; fitted; suited: as, a well-assorted pair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Selected; culled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of assort.
  • adjective Comprised of a number of different kinds or types; mixed; miscellaneous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
  • adjective of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity

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Examples

  • I also have an intriguing wager on what bets but which I define as assorted creative ways for you to lose money.

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  • The contraband and stolen property was piled in assorted heaps on the back veranda of the bungalow.

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  • There is the great understanding of hype over the iPhone Virus which strike jailbroken iPhones in assorted parts of Australia.

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  • Soon the children see a motley crew arrive in assorted vehicles.

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  • At the finish, with points advantages in assorted other jumps, spins, spirals and the component scores for skating artistry added in, Kim had a short program record 78.50 points; Asada had 73.78.

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  • On its website and in assorted court pleadings, it too declares that it owns nothing.

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  • Using statistics and computers, a process called bioinformatics, the researcher compared various versions of TRPA1 in assorted organisms today and figuring out how those variations relate to each other evolutionarily.

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  • This industry has already been collecting over a BILLION DOLLARS in assorted fees.

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  • The lights blink frenetically, they come in assorted hues, and are used liberally and hung randomly and precariously.

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  • Items include sheets, bedspreads, towels, and duvets with traditional embroidery and weaving patterns in assorted colors as well as table linens and curtains, among other things.

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