Sorting vs Grouping - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between sorting and grouping

is that sorting is while grouping is .

As nouns the difference between sorting and grouping

is that sorting is (senseid)ordering while grouping is a collection of things or people united as a group.

sorting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia sorting) (en noun)
  • (senseid)Ordering.
  • (senseid)Categorizing.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Peter Wilby)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Finland spreads word on schools , passage=Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.}}

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    grouping

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A collection of things or people united as a group.
  • The action of the verb to group .
  • Verb

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