As*sort" (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Assorting.] [F. assortir; (L. ad) + sortir to cast or draw lots, to obtain by lot, L. sortiri, fr. sors, sortis, lot. See Sort.]


To separate and distribute into classes, as things of a like kind, nature, or quality, or which are suited to a like purpose; to classify; as, to assort goods. [Rarely applied to persons.]

They appear . . . no ways assorted to those with whom they must associate. Burke.


To furnish with, or make up of, various sorts or a variety of goods; as, to assort a cargo.


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As*sort", v. i.

To agree; to be in accordance; to be adapted; to suit; to fall into a class or place.


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