Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of sort.
  • adjective Put into some order by sorting.
  • adjective informal In good order, under control.
  • adjective UK slang In possession of a sufficient supply, especially of narcotics.
  • interjection UK slang A general expression of approval.

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

  • adjective arranged into groups
  • adjective arranged according to size

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Examples

  • That the speed of light is absolute makes it a tad tricky, but Einstein sorted it and so will you when you've listened to this.

    Sue Arnold's audiobook choice - reviews

  • At the outset, they might look similar, but the gifted are soon sorted from the deluded.

    Entitlement: Jonathan Bennett Interview

  • Indeed, the arrival of the much-anticipated college admissions office envelope represents a moment of truth — a judgment day of sorts when the talented, the impressive, and the worthy, are sorted from the merely average; and hopeful youngsters learn whether they are destined for greatness or for unremarkable, middling lives.

    Crying in the Kitchen Over Princeton

  • Indeed, the arrival of the much-anticipated college admissions office envelope represents a moment of truth — a judgment day of sorts when the talented, the impressive, and the worthy, are sorted from the merely average; and hopeful youngsters learn whether they are destined for greatness or for unremarkable, middling lives.

    Crying in the Kitchen Over Princeton

  • Indeed, the arrival of the much-anticipated college admissions office envelope represents a moment of truth — a judgment day of sorts when the talented, the impressive, and the worthy, are sorted from the merely average; and hopeful youngsters learn whether they are destined for greatness or for unremarkable, middling lives.

    Crying in the Kitchen Over Princeton

  • After a fairly strenuous interview process, the wheat is sorted from the chaff with the most physically demanding task assigned to the applicants.

    Boing Boing: October 14, 2001 - October 20, 2001 Archives

  • It wasn't until the night before the four-round tournament teed off that Kingi's mum Jacqueline realised Tyla wasn't in the field, although a few hurried phone calls sorted the problem.

    Bay of Plenty Times

  • I just sorted the library on Name & now selecting from the grid plays the first track title sorted alphabetically.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • Because this needs to be sorted, that is why I am now trying to get a responce this way...

    Sunsetting video units feature

  • With the last name sorted lists we have now long distance calls are mixed in with the local calls; we could district localize the calling.

    Waldo Jaquith - Virginia Democratic list management software.

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