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standardize

[ stan-der-dahyz ]
/ 藞st忙n d蓹r藢da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), stand路ard路ized, stand路ard路iz路ing.
to bring to or make of an established standard size, weight, quality, strength, or the like: to standardize manufactured parts.
to compare with or test by a standard.
to choose or establish a standard for.
verb (used without object), stand路ard路ized, stand路ard路iz路ing.
to become standardized.
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Also especially British, stand路ard路ise .

Origin of standardize

First recorded in 1870鈥75; standard + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for standardize

standardize

standardise

/ (藞st忙nd蓹藢da瑟z) /

verb
to make or become standard
(tr) to test by or compare with a standard

Derived forms of standardize

standardization or standardisation, nounstandardizer or standardiser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for standardize

standardize
[ st膬nd蓹r-d墨z鈥 ]

v.
To cause to conform to a standard.
To evaluate by comparing with a standard.
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