of any kind or sort

of any kind or sort
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  • kind — I [[t]ka͟ɪnd[/t]] NOUN USES AND PHRASES ♦ kinds 1) N COUNT: usu N of n If you talk about a particular kind of thing, you are talking about one of the types or sorts of that thing. The party needs a different kind of leadership... Had Jamie ever… …   English dictionary

  • kind — kind1 W1S1 [kaınd] n [: Old English; Origin: cynd] 1.) [U and C] one of the different types of a person or thing that belong to the same group = ↑sort, ↑type kind of ▪ They sell all kinds of things. ▪ The flowers attract several different kinds… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kind*/*/*/ — [kaɪnd] noun [C] I a type of person or thing Syn: sort I guess I m not the marrying kind.[/ex] The bridge is the largest of its kind in the world.[/ex] We ve all had disappointments of some kind.[/ex] There was no financial link between us of any …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • any — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. & pron. some. See generality, quantity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Without discrimination] Syn. either, whatever, whichever, a, an, one, any sort, any kind, any one, in general, each, one or more,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Sort — Sort, n. [F. sorie (cf. It. sorta, sorte), from L. sors, sorti, a lot, part, probably akin to serere to connect. See {Series}, and cf. {Assort}, {Consort}, {Resort}, {Sorcery}, {Sort} lot.] 1. A kind or species; any number or collection of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sort — [sôrt] n. [ME < MFr < VL * sorta < L sors (gen. sortis), lot, chance, fate, akin to serere, to join together, arrange: see SERIES] 1. any group of persons or things related by having something in common; kind; class 2. quality or type;… …   English World dictionary

  • Sort — Sort, v. i. 1. To join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree. [1913 Webster] Nor do metals only sort and herd with metals in the earth, and minerals with minerals. Woodward. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sort — sortable, adj. sortably, adv. sorter, n. /sawrt/, n. 1. a particular kind, species, variety, class, or group, distinguished by a common character or nature: to develop a new sort of painting; nice people, of course, but not really our sort. 2.… …   Universalium

  • sort — [[t]sɔrt[/t]] n. 1) a particular kind, class, or group; category: two sorts of people rich and poor[/ex] 2) character, quality, or nature: friends of a nice sort[/ex] 3) an example of something that is undistinguished: He is a sort of poet[/ex]… …   From formal English to slang

  • sort — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, fate, lot, characteristic, from Latin sort , sors lot, share, category more at series Date: 14th century 1. a. a group set up on the basis of any characteristic in common ; class, kind b. one… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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