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Synonyms for sort out

Synonyms for (verb) sort out

Synonyms: clear, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, illuminate, elucidate, enlighten Definition: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear Usage: Could you clarify these remarks?; Clear up the question of who is at fault

Similar words: clarify, clear up, elucidate Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death

Synonyms: class, classify, assort, separate, sort, sort out Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

Similar words: categorise, categorize Definition: place into or assign to a category Usage: Children learn early on to categorize

Synonyms: sort out, correct, discipline Definition: punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience Usage: The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently

Similar words: penalise, penalize, punish Definition: impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on Usage: The students were penalized for showing up late for class; we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again