Meaning of sort out

Definition of sort out

(verb) arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

Other information on sort out

WIKIPEDIA results for sort out
Amazon results for sort out