Translation of "sort" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔrt/

A2 a type of something

種類, タイプ
We both like the same sort of music.
What sort of job do you want?
all sorts of

A2 many different types of something

いろいろな, あらゆる種類の
that sort of thing

B1 used to show that what you have just said is only an example from a larger group of things

~など, ~等
They sell souvenirs, postcards – that sort of thing.
He likes sketching, painting – that sort of thing.
sort of

used to describe something approximately

The sweater is a sort of pale blue colour.
verb uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔrt/

to put things into different groups or types or into an order

~を分類する, (順に)並べる
The names are sorted alphabetically.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “sort” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)