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Yes. The word sort is a Scrabble US word. The word sort is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Valid words made from Sort

You can make 15 words from 'sort' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'sort'

ORTS 4ROST 4
ROTS 4SORT 4
TORS 4 

3 letters words from 'sort'

ORS 3ORT 3
ROT 3SOT 3
TOR 3 

2 letters words from 'sort'

OR 2OS 2
SO 2ST 2
TO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of sort

sort osrt srot rsot orst rost sotr ostr stor tsor otsr tosr srto rsto stro tsro rtso trso orts rots otrs tors rtos tros

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word sort. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in sort.

Definitions and meaning of sort

sort

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /sɔːt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /sɔɹt/
  • Homophone: sought (in non-rhotic accents)

Etymology 1

From Middle English sort, soort, sorte (= Dutch soort, German Sorte, Danish sort, Swedish sort), borrowed from Old French sorte (class, kind), from Latin sortem, accusative form of sors (lot, fate, share, rank, category).

Noun

sort (plural sorts)

  1. A general type.
  2. Manner; form of being or acting.
    • Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations. It is easily earned repetition to state that Josephine St. Auban's was a presence not to be concealed.
  3. (obsolete) Condition above the vulgar; rank.
  4. (informal) A person evaluated in a certain way (bad, good, strange, etc.).
  5. (dated) Group, company.
  6. (Australia, informal) A good-looking woman.
  7. An act of sorting.
  8. (computing) An algorithm for sorting a list of items into a particular sequence.
  9. (typography) A piece of metal type used to print one letter, character, or symbol in a particular size and style.
  10. (mathematics) A type.
  11. (obsolete) Chance; lot; destiny.
  12. (obsolete) A full set of anything, such as a pair of shoes, or a suit of clothes.
Quotations
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:sort.
Synonyms
  • (type): genre, genus, kind, type, variety
  • (person): character, individual, person, type
  • (act of sorting): sort-out
  • (in computing): sort algorithm, sorting algorithm
  • (typography): glyph, type
  • See also Thesaurus:class
Hyponyms
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Old French sortir (allot, sort), from Latin sortire (draw lots, divide, choose), from sors.

Verb

sort (third-person singular simple present sorts, present participle sorting, simple past and past participle sorted)

  1. (transitive) To separate items into different categories according to certain criteria that determine their sorts.
    Synonyms: categorize, class, classify, group
  2. (transitive) To arrange into some sequence, usually numerically, alphabetically or chronologically.
    Synonyms: order, rank
  3. (transitive) To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To conform; to adapt; to accommodate.
  5. (transitive, obsolete) To choose from a number; to select; to cull.
  6. (intransitive) To join or associate with others, especially with others of the same kind or species; to agree.
  7. (intransitive) To suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize.
  8. (Britain, colloquial, transitive) To fix (a problem) or handle (a task).
    Synonym: sort out
  9. (Britain, colloquial, transitive) To attack physically.
    Synonym: sort out
    If he comes nosing around here again I'll sort him!
Usage notes
  • In British sense “to fix a problem”, often used in constructions like “I’ll get you sorted” or “Now that’s sorted” – in American and Australian usage sort out is used instead.
Derived terms
  • re-sort, resort
  • sorted
  • sorting
  • sort out
Translations

Further reading

  • sort at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • sort in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

References

Anagrams

  • RTOS, RTOs, TROs, orts, rost, rots, tors

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan sort, from Latin sortem, accusative singular of sors, from Proto-Italic *sortis, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsɔɾt/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈsɔrt/

Noun

sort f (uncountable)

  1. luck
  2. fortune

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “sort” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “sort” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “sort” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “sort” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse svartr (black), from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- (dirty, dark, black).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈsoɐ̯d̥]

Adjective

sort

  1. black (absorbing most light)
  2. under the table; done in secret so as to avoid taxation
Inflection
Derived terms
  • (illicitly undisclosed): sort arbejde, sorte penge, sort marked

Adverb

sort

  1. under the table; secretly, so as to avoid taxation
Derived terms
  • arbejde sort

See also

References

  • “sort,2” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French sorte (class, kind), from Latin sors (lot, fate).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɒˀd̥]

Noun

sort c (singular definite sorten, plural indefinite sorter)

  1. sort, kind
  2. quality
  3. brand
  4. (botany) cultivar
Declension

References

  • “sort,1” in Den Danske Ordbog

Estonian

Etymology

From German Sorte.

Noun

sort (genitive sordi, partitive sorti)

  1. kind, sort, brand

Declension


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɔʁ/
  • Homophone: sors
  • Rhymes: -ɔʁ

Etymology 1

From Old French sort, from Latin sortem, accusative singular of sors, from Proto-Italic *sortis, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind). Cf. also the borrowed doublet sorte.

Noun

sort m (plural sorts)

  1. fate, destiny (consequences or effects predetermined by past events or a divine will)
  2. lot (something used in determining a question by chance)
  3. spell (magical incantation)

Related terms

  • sorcier
  • sorte
  • sortir

Etymology 2

See sortir.

Verb

sort

  1. third-person singular present indicative of sortir

Further reading

  • “sort” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Friulian

Alternative forms

  • sord (alternative orthography)

Etymology

From Latin surdus.

Adjective

sort

  1. deaf

Related terms

  • sordine

See also

  • mut

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈʃort]
  • Rhymes: -ort

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English shorts.

Noun

sort (plural sortok)

  1. shorts (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees)

Declension

Synonyms
  • rövidnadrág

Etymology 2

sor +‎ -t

Noun

sort

  1. accusative singular of sor
Derived terms
  • sort kerít

References


Norman

Etymology

From Old French sort, from Latin sors, sortem.

Noun

sort m (plural sorts)

  1. (Jersey) fate

Synonyms

  • destinné (fate, destiny)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse svartr; compare Danish sort

Alternative forms

  • svart

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /suʈ/
  • Rhymes: -uʈ

Adjective

sort (neuter singular sort, definite singular and plural sorte, comparative sortere, indefinite plural sortest, definite plural sorteste)

  1. black (colour)

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French sorte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɔʈ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔʈ

Noun

sort m (definite singular sorten, indefinite plural sorter, definite plural sortene)

  1. a sort, kind or type

References

  • “sort” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Borrowed from French sorte.

Noun

sort m (definite singular sorten, indefinite plural sortar, definite plural sortane)

  1. a sort, kind or type

References

  • “sort” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Plautdietsch

Noun

sort f (plural Sorten)

  1. sort, kind, type, ilk, variety

Polish

Etymology

From French sorte, from Old French sorte, from Latin sors, sortem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɔrt/

Noun

sort m inan

  1. (colloquial) sort (type)
    Synonyms: gatunek, rodzaj

Declension

Derived terms

  • (verbs) sortować, posortować, przesortować, wysortować
  • (nouns) sortomierz, sortowacz, sortowaczka, sortownik, sortownica, sortownia

Related terms

  • (noun) sorter
  • (noun phrase) sortownik papierniczy
  • (adjective) sortowniczy

Further reading

  • sort in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • sort in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from French sorte.

Pronunciation

Noun

sort c

  1. sort, kind

Declension

Synonyms

  • slag

Anagrams

  • orts, rost, rots, stor, tros

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SORROW, to grieve.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)