randomize

[ ran-duh-mahyz ]
/ ˈræn dəˌmaɪz /

verb (used with object), ran·dom·ized, ran·dom·iz·ing.

to order or select in a random manner, as in a sample or experiment, especially in order to reduce bias and interference caused by irrelevant variables; make random.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Also especially British, ran·dom·ise.

Origin of randomize

First recorded in 1925–30; random + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM randomize

ran·dom·i·za·tion, nounran·dom·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for randomize

randomize

randomise

/ (ˈrændəˌmaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to set up (a selection process, sample, etc) in a deliberately random way in order to enhance the statistical validity of any results obtained

Derived forms of randomize

randomization or randomisation, nounrandomizer or randomiser, noun
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