sort out

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To clarify by reviewing mentally

It's a bit confused at the moment, I'll try to sort it out later.

To separate from the remainder of a group; often construed with from

They've already sorted out the students in group A, so we just need to worry about groups B and C.

To fix, as a problem

The computer won't let me delete that file; could you sort it out?.

To attack physically

If you do that again, I'll soon sort you out.

To organise or separate into groups, as a collection of items, so as to make tidy

Could you sort out your wardrobe and put the clothes you no longer use in one pile to give away and another to throw away?.

classify, categorize
punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
If you sort out a group of things, you separate them into different classes, groups, or places, for example so that you can do different things with them. Sort out all your bills, receipts, invoices and expenses as quickly as possible and keep detailed accounts Davina was sorting out scraps of material How do we sort out fact from fiction?
arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
If you sort yourself out, you organize yourself or calm yourself so that you can act effectively and reasonably. We're in a state of complete chaos here and I need a little time to sort myself out
If you sort out a problem or the details of something, you do what is necessary to solve the problem or organize the details. India and Nepal have sorted out their trade and security dispute Have you sorted something out for tomorrow night?
make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
If you sort someone out, you make them realize that they have behaved wrongly, for example by talking to them or by punishing them. It was the older women and young mothers who sorted all the troublemakers out The crucial skill you need to develop is sorting out the parents
sort oneself out
To organize or solve one's personal problems

John took a week off work to sort himself out.

sort oneself out
To calm down emotionally

Give me a few minutes to sort myself out and I'll be with you.

an occasion when you tidy a room, desk etc and get rid of the things you do not need
sort out

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    /ˈsôrt ˈout/ /ˈsɔːrt ˈaʊt/


    [ sort ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English, from Middle French sorte, probably from Medieval Latin sort-, sors, from Latin, chance, lot; more at SERIES.