[ noun ] a collection containing a variety of sorts of things


"a great assortment of cars was on display" "he had a variety of disorders" "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"

Used in print

(Edward Streeter, The Chairman of the Bored....)

How could anyone know what to do with an assortment like that ?

[ noun ] the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type