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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.] [1913 Webster] They appear . . . no ways assorted to those with whom they must associate. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with, or make up of, various sorts or a variety of goods; as, to assort a cargo. [1913 Webster]