Etymology
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assort (v.)

late 15c., "to distribute into groups or classes," from Old French assorter "to assort, match" (15c., Modern French assortir), from a- "to" (see ad-) + sorte "kind, category," from Latin sortem (nominative sors) "lot; fate, destiny; share, portion; rank, category; sex, class, oracular response, prophecy" (from PIE root *ser- (2) "to line up"). Related: Assorted; assorting.

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Definitions of assort

assort (v.)
keep company with; hang out with;
Synonyms: consort / associate / affiliate
assort (v.)
arrange or order by classes or categories;
Synonyms: classify / class / sort / sort out / separate
From wordnet.princeton.edu