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Definition of "sort out" [sort out]

  • To clarify by reviewing mentally. (verb)
  • To fix, as a problem. (verb)
  • To organise or separate into groups, as a collection of items, so as to make tidy. (verb)
  • To separate from the remainder of a group; often construed with from. (verb)
  • To attack physically. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sort out" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Partridge having done and said nothing, Richard was left to sort out the team."
  • "Prof. Syed Ibrahim believes that advanced technology is a very handy tool to sort out even minute errors of judgement."
  • "What Richard had to do was to sort out which books he would take with him and which he would leave in Port Jackson for Will, Bill, Neddy, Tommy Crowder and Aaron Davis."