ran|dom|ize [ `rændəmaız ] verb transitive TECHNICAL
to choose people or things for a test or experiment in a RANDOM way

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Randomize — Ran dom*ize, v. t. to arrange or rearrange so that there is no predetermined order; to select by a random process; to assign (members of a group) into subgroups by a random process. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • randomize — (Amer.) rændÉ™maɪz v. make random, make haphazard (also randomise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • randomize — [ran′dəmīz΄] vt. randomized, randomizing to select or choose (items of a group) in a random order to obtain an unbiased result, often by using a table of random numbers randomization n …   English World dictionary

  • randomize — UK [ˈrændəmaɪz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms randomize : present tense I/you/we/they randomize he/she/it randomizes present participle randomizing past tense randomized past participle randomized to choose people or things for a test or… …   English dictionary

  • randomize — [[t]ræ̱ndəmaɪz[/t]] randomizes, randomizing, randomized VERB If you randomize the events or people in scientific experiments or academic research, you use a method that gives them all an equal chance of happening or being chosen. [TECHNICAL] [V… …   English dictionary

  • randomize — random ► ADJECTIVE 1) made, done, or happening without method or conscious decision. 2) Statistics governed by or involving equal chances for each item. DERIVATIVES randomize (also randomise) verb randomly adverb randomness noun. ORIGIN orig …   English terms dictionary

  • randomize — verb arrange in random order Randomize the order of the numbers • Syn: ↑randomise • Derivationally related forms: ↑randomisation (for: ↑randomise), ↑randomization …   Useful english dictionary

  • randomize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1926 to select, assign, or arrange in a random way • randomization noun • randomizer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • randomize — randomization, n. randomizer, n. /ran deuh muyz /, v.t., randomized, randomizing. to order or select in a random manner, as in a sample or experiment, esp. in order to reduce bias and interference caused by irrelevant variables; make random. Also …   Universalium

  • randomize — ran|dom|ize also randomise BrE [ˈrændəmaız] v [T] technical to choose things in a way that is not carefully controlled or planned in order to do a scientific test ▪ The numbers have been randomized. ▪ a randomized trial of a new drug …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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