Definition of Sortable

1. a. Capable of being sorted.



Definition of Sortable

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Suitable; proper, appropriate. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

2. Adjective. That can be sorted. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sortable

1. sort [adj] - See also: sort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sortable

sorry
sorry, I'm late
sorry for(p)
sorryful
sorryish
sort
sort algorithm
sort algorithms
sort code
sort of
sort oneself out
sort out
sort program
sort the wheat from the chaff
sorta
sortable (current term)
sortably
sortal
sortals
sortance
sortances
sortase
sortases
sortation
sortations
sorte
sorted
sorted oneself out
sorted out
sorter

Literary usage of Sortable

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1. History of the Staffordshire Potteries; and the Rise and Progress of the by Simeon Shaw (1900)
"sortable Blue Flower'd, Best Is. lOd. seconds Is. 6d. No sortable under 8d. nor Cups and Saucers under 6d. To allow no more than 5 per cent for Breakage, ..."

2. On English Adjectives in -able: With Special Reference to Reliable by Fitzedward Hall (1877)
"2 This sortable is, I apprehend, to be deduced from our old verb neuter sort, ... The French sortable, which has the same signification, is taken to be ..."

3. The History of Glasgow by John M'Ure (1830)
"It is very probable indeed, that some things cannot be bad here so well as from England, so as to make out such a sortable cargo as the Virginia merchants ..."

4. Rob Roy by Walter Scott, David Henry Montgomery (1894)
"Buccaneers: pirates, or piratical adventurers, who combined to rob Spanish colonies in the 17th and 18th centuries. sortable: suitable or assorted. ..."

5. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
"It is a convenient place to procure sortable cargoes which are necessary in the trade to certain parts. Special economies are developed by the rise of ..."

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