- to become standardized.
Also especially British, stand·ard·ise.
Origin of standardize
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Examples from the Web for standardize
He graded the work of the school and endeavored to standardize instruction.
Therefore, standardize your files, and interest your officials.Letters from an Old Railway Official
Charles DeLano Hine
The answer is that the manufacturers learned to standardize their product.The Age of Big Business
Burton J. Hendrick
It is extremely difficult and complex to standardize an individual.
It is comparatively easy and simple to standardize a function.
- to make or become standard
- (tr) to test by or compare with a standard
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Word Origin and History for standardize
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To cause to conform to a standard.
- To evaluate by comparing with a standard.
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