Meaning of “sort” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /sɔːt/

B2 [ T ] to arrange things into different groups or types or into an order:

They sort the paper into white and coloured for recycling.
The names are sorted alphabetically.
be sorted/get sth sorted UK informal

If something is sorted or you get something sorted, you successfully deal with it and find a solution or agreement:

I think that's more or less sorted now.
Did you manage to get everything sorted?

(Definition of “sort verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)