HyperDic: assortment

English > 2 senses of the word assortment:
NOUNgroupassortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motleya collection containing a variety of sorts of things
actassortment, categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisationthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
assortment > pronunciation
Soundsahsao'rtmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > assortment: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA collection containing a variety of sorts of things.
Example"a great assortment of cars was on display"
Synonymsmixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley
Narroweralphabet soupA confusing / confusing assortment
grab bagAn assortment of miscellaneous items
odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherumA motley assortment of things
rangeA variety of different things or activities
samplerAn assortment of various samples
selectionAn assortment of things from which a choice can be made
witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brewA fearsome mixture
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishmezcla, miscelánea, surtido, variedad
Catalanassortiment, miscel·lània, varietat
English > assortment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type.
Synonymscategorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation
NarrowerindexingThe act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
reclassificationclassifying something again (usually in a new category / category)
relegationThe act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category / category
stratificationThe act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
taxonomypractice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
typologyclassification according to general type
BroadergroupingThe activity of putting things together in groups
Spanishcategorización, clasificación
Catalancategorització, classificació
Verbsassortarrange or order by classes or categories / categories

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