Translation of "sort" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (ORDER) 秩序 uk us /sɔːt/ US  /sɔːrt/

to put a number of things in an order or to separate them into groups

Paper, plastic and cans are sorted for recycling. 纸张、塑料和罐子分开归类以便回收。
I'm going to sort these old books into those to be kept and those to be thrown away. 我打算把这些旧书分成要留下的和要扔掉的两类。
You can use the computer to sort the newspaper articles alphabetically, by date, or by subject. 你可以用电脑把这些报刊文章按字母顺序、日期或主题进行排列。
She found the ring while sorting (through) some clothes. 她在整理衣服时找到了那枚戒指。

(Translation of “sort verb (ORDER)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)