sort out

Definitions of sort out
  1. verb
    arrange or order by classes or categories
    synonyms: assort, class, classify, separate, sort
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    unitise, unitize
    separate or classify into units
    catalog, catalogue
    make an itemized list or catalog of; classify
    separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
    think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another
    classify anew, change the previous classification
    sort according to size
    dichotomise, dichotomize
    divide into two opposing groups or kinds
    pigeonhole, stamp, stereotype
    treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
    arrange into a group or groups
    determine the grade of or assign a grade to
    count, number
    put into a group
    reorganize into new groups
    classify or group
    chunk, collocate, lump
    group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
    batch together; assemble or process as a batch
    type of:
    categorise, categorize
    place into or assign to a category
  2. verb
    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
  3. verb
    punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
    synonyms: correct, discipline
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    penalise, penalize, punish
    impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
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