What is another word for assorted?

Pronunciation: [ɐsˈɔːtɪd] (IPA)

Assorted means having a variety of different types mixed together. Some synonyms for the word are diverse, mixed, varied, assorted, hodgepodge, mishmash, patchwork, potpourri, and motley. They all describe a collection of things that are not uniform, but diverse and different. For example, a fruit basket with a mixture of apples, bananas, and oranges can be described as assorted. A classroom with students from different backgrounds and cultures can also be described as assorted. In summary, synonyms for the word assorted help to expand your vocabulary and provide alternative ways to describe a collection of diverse things.

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What are the opposite words for assorted?

The word "assorted" refers to a mixture of different types of things or items. Antonyms for the word could include words such as uniform, homogeneous, identical, or alike. These are all words that imply a sameness or lack of variety. Other antonyms could include ordered, organized, or methodical, which suggest a clear system or arrangement rather than a haphazard assortment. Words like consistent or homogeneous also convey a sense of consistency, suggesting that the items are all similar in some way. In contrast, an assortment of items is likely to have a degree of variety or randomness that can be challenging to make sense of or categorize.

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Usage examples for Assorted

Their union seems to have been an ill-assorted or at least an unprosperous one.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Dinner was announced, and the four curiously assorted couples went into the dining-room.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
For over a year now, since causeries and lectures on assorted topics began to fit into a shapeless enough whole-a something that explained or might explain what Helena called "Things"-she had put stray thoughts down into a shilling diary.
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke

Famous quotes with Assorted

  • Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises.
    Beverly Cleary
  • Lord Chamberlain's readers or controllers, which were a handful of people working directly to him, were a very assorted group of people and some of them tried very hard to be as liberal as they could.
    Timothy West
  • “Do you actually hope to convert the whole of mankind?” “Belay that! Anyhow, if you mean, Do we hope to make everybody into copies of us? The answer is, No. Mind, I’m not in Parliament or Admiralty, but I follow debates and I read the philosophers. One trouble with the old machine culture was that, by its nature, it did force people to become more and more alike. Not only did this fail in the end—disastrously—but to the extent it succeeded, it was a worse disaster.” Lohannaso smote the rail with a mighty fist. “Damnation, Thomas! We need all the diversity, all the assorted ways of living and looking and thinking, we can get!”
    Poul Anderson
  • "I've heard assorted rhapsodies about humankind going to the stars, of course. Who hasn't? Each of them founders on the practical problems." "The fish that first ventured ashore had considerable practical problems."
    Poul Anderson
  • Archie waited a beat- in strict command of the room, the silence almost unbearable- and said, "Everything in Brother Eugene's room is held together by screws. The chairs, the desks, the blackboards. Now, with your little screwdriver- maybe you'd better bring along various and assorted sizes, just in case- you start to loosen. Don't take out the screws. Just loosen them until they reach the point where they're almost ready to fall out, everything hanging by a thread..." A howl of delight came from the guys- probably Obie, who had gotten the picture, who could see the house that Archie was building, the house that didn't exist until he built it in their minds.
    Robert Cormier

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