Pattern and Sort


Pattern noun - A unit of decoration that is repeated all over something (as a fabric).
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Synonyms for Pattern

Sort is a synonym for pattern in kind topic. In some cases you can use "Sort" instead the word "Pattern" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like type, arrangement.


Sort noun - A number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common.

Pattern is a synonym for sort in model topic. Sometimes you can use "Pattern" instead the word "Sort" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as description.

Nearby Words: sorted, sorting, sorter

How words are described

old old pattern old sort
special special pattern special sort
exact exact pattern exact sort
particular particular pattern particular sort
Other adjectives: similar, normal, typical, usual, common, specific, right, regular, certain, standard, interesting, new, unique, traditional, general, unusual, odd, weird, strange, bizarre, basic, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • Administrivia / Too Rare to Trope A very rare trope is still a trope, but, by definition, a trope still needs to represent some sort of meaningful pattern (as opposed to a coincidence).
  • The author sort of follows the same pattern herself, but "Naomi" is a name in English (derived from Hebrew) and Japanese, though it's pronounced differently.
  • Heroic sacrifices seem to be a sort of pattern for Lightning Lad; don't be surprised if it happens again in the Threeboot.
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