The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Assort \As*sort"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assorted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Assorting.] [F. assortir; ? (L. ad) + sortir to cast or
draw lots, to obtain by lot, L. sortiri, fr. sors, sortis,
lot. See Sort.]
1. To separate and distribute into classes, as things of a
like kind, nature, or quality, or which are suited to a
like purpose; to classify; as, to assort goods.
Note: [Rarely applied to persons.]
They appear . . . no ways assorted to those with
whom they must associate. --Burke.
2. To furnish with, or make up of, various sorts or a variety
of goods; as, to assort a cargo.