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English verb: assort

1. assort (social) keep company with; hang out with

SamplesHe associates with strange people.
She affiliates with her colleagues.

Synonymsaffiliate, associate, consort

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)interact

Narrower (hyponym)accompany, ally, companion, company, date, go out, go steady, keep company, see

2. assort (cognition) arrange or order by classes or categories

SamplesHow would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?.

Synonymsclass, classify, separate, sort, sort out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)categorise, categorize

Narrower (hyponym)catalog, catalogue, count, dichotomise, dichotomize, grade, group, isolate, number, pigeonhole, reclassify, refer, size, stamp, stereotype, unitise, unitize


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