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His excess stuff is now in the garage, awaiting more sorting by him after the pandemic is over.

The Postal Service also instructed post offices to cull ballots locally and transport them directly to election officials, rather than sending them for processing at regional sorting facilities.

This partisan sorting on cultural issues has thus generated a significant partisan density divide.

Officers badly want to develop massive computational power in a relatively small, low-power sensor so the sorting can be done quickly on the device instead of being sent back to a central system.

Asking around, she learned that a colleague she’d partnered with to load mail into the sorting machine had been infected.

The system faintly evokes the charm of the Hogwarts houses—without a Sorting Hat, that is.

Many are still sorting through overturned barrels and rebuilding their production facilities.

She also made good use of her time on the island by reportedly sorting out the decade-long rift between her and Paris Hilton.

Mainly so the rest of the sorting and drying can begin when the downpours get too heavy to be out in the fields.

The project was promising, but there were some historic issues in terms of the way it had been set up that needed sorting out.

In sorting notes it is necessary to be able readily to distinguish between notes of this bank and notes of other reserve banks.

After cobbing, great care is required in sorting the ore into the respective grades of Nos. 1, 2, and 3.

She found Mr. Rushmere busy adjusting and sorting divers pieces of harness.

Pretty soon she gave her entire attention to sorting the papers in this drawer, which seemed to be pretty full.

Some days were occupied in the sorting and reading of this material in anticipation of the task which lay ahead.

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On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sorting, such as: arrangement, category, distribution, grouping, layout, and lineup.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.