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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sort.
  • adj. Put into some order by sorting.
  • adj. In good order, under control.
  • adj. In possession of a sufficient supply, especially of narcotics.
  • interj. A general expression of approval.

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

  • adj. arranged into groups
  • adj. arranged according to size


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