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Python List sort() Method

Python sort() method sorts the list elements. It also sorts the items into descending and ascending order. It takes an optional parameter 'reverse' which sorts the list into descending order. By default, list sorts the elements into ascending order. The examples and signature are given below.

Signature

Parameters

No parameter

Return

It returns None.

Let's see some examples of sort() method to understand it's functionality.

Python List sort() Method Example 1

It is a simple example which sorts two lists in ascending order. See the example below.

Output:

['a', 'p', 'p', 'l', 'e']
[6, 8, 2, 4]

After Sorting:
 ['a', 'e', 'l', 'p', 'p']
[2, 4, 6, 8]

Python List sort() Method Example 2

This example sorts the list into descending order.

Output:

[8, 6, 4, 2]

Python List sort() Method Example 3

This example sorts the char list into descending order.

Output:

['a', 'p', 'p', 'l', 'e']
[6, 8, 2, 4]

After Sorting:
 ['p', 'p', 'l', 'e', 'a']
[8, 6, 4, 2]

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