Assorter



to distribute, place, or arrange according to kind or class; classify; sort.
to furnish with a suitable or variety of goods; make up of articles likely to suit a demand.
Archaic. to group with others of the same or similar kind; connect or identify as of a similar class; associate (usually followed by with).
to agree in sort or kind; be matched or suited.
to associate; consort.
Historical Examples

Thus the assorter receives the only passport on which he may leave the office for the day.
The Galaxy, May, 1877 Various

Below the till is a shelf of the width of the stand, for the convenience to the assorter next in front.
The Galaxy, May, 1877 Various

Notes wrongly grouped are thrown together and put up in white straps, for return next day to the first assorter.
The Galaxy, May, 1877 Various

No assorter is allowed to leave the room during business hours except on a pass, to be taken up by the doorkeeper.
The Galaxy, May, 1877 Various

verb
(transitive) to arrange or distribute into groups of the same type; classify
(intransitive) usually foll by with. to fit or fall into a class or group; match
(transitive) to supply with an assortment of merchandise
(transitive) to put in the same category as others; group
(rare) (intransitive) usually foll by with. to keep company; consort
v.

late 15c., “to distribute into groups,” from Middle French assortir (15c.), from Old French assorter “to assort, match,” from a- “to” (see ad-) + sorte “kind” (see sort). Related: Assorted; assorting.

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