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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