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randomize

[ ran-duh-mahyz ]
/ 藞r忙n d蓹藢ma瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ran路dom路ized, ran路dom路iz路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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Also especially British, ran路dom路ise .

Origin of randomize

First recorded in 1925鈥30; random + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM randomize

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

randomize

randomise

/ (藞r忙nd蓹藢ma瑟z) /

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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