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synonyms for sort of

  • kind of
  • moderately
  • rather
  • slightly
  • somewhat
  • to a degree
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How to use sort of in a sentence

This treacherous sort of calm, we thought, might forbode a storm, and we did not allow it to lull us into security.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I want to see the sort of thing happening to schools that has already happened to many sorts of retail shops.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It is no good settling down in a world that, on its part, refuses to do anything of the sort.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Now in addition to that I had something else in my own college course—something of the same sort of thing but better.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Presently he began to shiver so, with some sort of a chill, that I took off my coat and wrapped it round him.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Now here again I want to put the same sort of questions I have put about schooling.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Not but that a cabriolet is a good vehicle of its sort: I know of few more comfortable.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
A second main division of our schooling was mathematical instruction of a sort.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
When I was about twenty I held a sort of inquest upon it and found out a number of things.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
In this sort of entertainment he has had many followers, among whom the most noted was Charles Matthews.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SORT OF

  • adequately
  • averagely
  • enough
  • kind of
  • moderately
  • more or less
  • passably
  • pretty well
  • quite
  • rather
  • ratherish
  • reasonably
  • so-so
  • some
  • something
  • sort of
  • tolerably
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.