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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assort  \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}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  Note:  [Rarely  applied  to  persons.] 
 
  They  appear  .  .  .  no  ways  assorted  to  those  with 
  whom  they  must  associate.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  furnish  with  or  make  up  of  various  sorts  or  a  variety 
  of  goods;  as  to  assort  a  cargo. 




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