Definitions For Sort


  • An approximate definition or example
  • A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
  • A person of a particular character or nature
  • An operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
  • A group of people or things that have some shared quality : a particular kind or type of person or thing
  • A person of a particular type
  • The act of separating things and putting them in a particular order : the act of sorting things


  • Arrange or order by classes or categories
  • Examine in order to test suitability
  • To separate and put (people or things) in a particular order
  • To deal with (something or someone) in a successful way

Is Sort a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Sort is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 4 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sort in a Sentence

  • What sort of car do you drive?
  • He's not a bad sort.
  • She's not the sort to complain.
  • She started to sort the mail.
  • They sorted the winners from the losers.
  • The program can sort data alphabetically or numerically.

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