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Sart vs. Sort

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Sart

Sart is a name for the settled inhabitants of Central Asia which has had shifting meanings over the centuries. Sarts, known sometimes as Ak-Sart in ancient times, did not have any particular ethnic identification, and were usually (though not always) town-dwellers.
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A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind. See Usage Note at kind2.
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Sart

An assart, or clearing; land cleared for agriculture.
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Character or nature
Books of a subversive sort.
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An assart, or clearing.
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Sort

One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another
"A large dinner-party ... made a sort of general introduction for her to the society of the neighbourhood" (George Eliot).
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A person; an individual
The clerk is a decent sort.
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(Computers) An operation that arranges data in a specified way
Did an alphabetic sort on the columns of data.
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(Archaic) A way of acting or behaving
"in this sort the simple household lived / From day to day" (William Wordsworth).
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To place or arrange according to class, kind, or size; classify
Sorted the books into boxes by genre.
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To separate from others
Sort the wheat from the chaff.
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To make a search or examination of a collection of things
Sorted through the laundry looking for a matching sock.
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To be or become arranged in a certain way.
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A general type.
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Manner; form of being or acting.
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(obsolete) Condition above the vulgar; rank.
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(informal) A person evaluated in a certain way (bad, good, strange, etc.).
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(dated) Group, company.
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A good-looking woman.
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An act of sorting.
I had a sort of my cupboard.
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(computing) An algorithm for sorting a list of items into a particular sequence.
Popular algorithms for sorts include quicksort and heapsort.
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(typography) A piece of metal type used to print one letter, character, or symbol in a particular size and style.
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(mathematics) A type.
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(obsolete) Chance; lot; destiny.
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(obsolete) A full set of anything, such as a pair of shoes, or a suit of clothes.
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(transitive) To separate items into different categories according to certain criteria that determine their sorts.
Sort the letters in those bags into a separate pile for each language.
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(transitive) To arrange into some sequence, usually numerically, alphabetically or chronologically.
Sort those bells into a row in ascending sequence of pitch.
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(transitive) To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class.
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To conform; to adapt; to accommodate.
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To choose from a number; to select; to cull.
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(intransitive) To join or associate with others, especially with others of the same kind or species; to agree.
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(intransitive) To suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize.
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To fix (a problem) or handle (a task).
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To attack physically.
If he comes nosing around here again I'll sort him!
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(transitive) To geld.
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Chance; lot; destiny.
By aventure, or sort, or cas [chance].
Let blockish Ajax drawThe sort to fight with Hector.
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A kind or species; any number or collection of individual persons or things characterized by the same or like qualities; a class or order; as, a sort of men; a sort of horses; a sort of trees; a sort of poems.
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Manner; form of being or acting.
Which for my part I covet to perform,In sort as through the world I did proclaim.
Flowers, in such sort worn, can neither be smelt nor seen well by those that wear them.
I'll deceive you in another sort.
To Adam in what sortShall I appear?
I shall not be wholly without praise, if in some sort I have copied his style.
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Condition above the vulgar; rank.
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A chance group; a company of persons who happen to be together; a troop; also, an assemblage of animals.
A boy, a child, and we a sort of us,Vowed against his voyage.
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A pair; a set; a suit.
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Letters, figures, points, marks, spaces, or quadrats, belonging to a case, separately considered.
As when the total kindOf birds, in orderly array on wing,Came summoned over Eden to receiveTheir names of there.
None of noble sortWould so offend a virgin.
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To separate, and place in distinct classes or divisions, as things having different qualities; as, to sort cloths according to their colors; to sort wool or thread according to its fineness.
Rays which differ in refrangibility may be parted and sorted from one another.
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To reduce to order from a confused state.
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To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class.
Shellfish have been, by some of the ancients, compared and sorted with insects.
She sorts things present with things past.
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To choose from a number; to select; to cull.
That he may sort out a worthy spouse.
I'll sort some other time to visit you.
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To conform; to adapt; to accommodate.
I pray thee, sort thy heart to patience.
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To join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree.
Nor do metals only sort and herd with metals in the earth, and minerals with minerals.
The illiberality of parents towards children makes them base, and sort with any company.
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To suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize.
They are happy whose natures sort with their vocations.
Things sort not to my will.
I can not tell you precisely how they sorted.
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A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality;
Sculpture is a form of art
What kinds of desserts are there?
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An approximate definition or example;
She wore a sort of magenta dress
She served a creamy sort of dessert thing
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A person of a particular character or nature;
What sort of person is he?
He's a good sort
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An operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion;
The bottleneck in mail delivery it the process of sorting
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Examine in order to test suitability;
Screen these samples
Screen the job applicants
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Arrange or order by classes or categories;
How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
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