Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sort

2 senses of sort

Sense 1
screen, screen out, sieve, sort -- (examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants")
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

Sense 2
classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate -- (arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?")
       => categorize, categorise -- (place into or assign to a category; "Children learn early on to categorize")

Antonyms of adj sorted

2 senses of sorted

Sense 1
sorted -- (arranged according to size)

INDIRECT (VIA sized) -> unsized -- (not fashioned to sizes; "unsized gloves; one size fits all")

Sense 2
grouped, sorted -- (arranged into groups)

INDIRECT (VIA classified) -> unclassified -- (not arranged in any specific grouping)

Similarity of adj sorted

2 senses of sorted

Sense 1
sorted -- (arranged according to size)
       => sized (vs. unsized) -- (having a specified size)

Sense 2
grouped, sorted -- (arranged into groups)
       => classified (vs. unclassified) -- (arranged into classes)

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