Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) Chance; lot; destiny.
2. (n.) A kind or species; any number or collection of individual persons or things characterized by the same or like qualities; a class or order; as, a sort of men; a sort of horses; a sort of trees; a sort of poems.
3. (n.) Manner; form of being or acting.
4. (n.) Condition above the vulgar; rank.
5. (n.) A chance group; a company of persons who happen to be together; a troop; also, an assemblage of animals.
6. (n.) A pair; a set; a suit.
7. (n.) Letters, figures, points, marks, spaces, or quadrats, belonging to a case, separately considered.
8. (v. t.) To separate, and place in distinct classes or divisions, as things having different qualities; as, to sort cloths according to their colors; to sort wool or thread according to its fineness.
9. (v. t.) To reduce to order from a confused state.
10. (v. t.) To conjoin; to put together in distribution; to class.
11. (v. t.) To choose from a number; to select; to cull.
12. (v. t.) To conform; to adapt; to accommodate.
13. (v. i.) To join or associate with others, esp. with others of the same kind or species; to agree.
14. (v. i.) To suit; to fit; to be in accord; to harmonize.