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standardize

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transitive verb, stan·dard·ize \ˈstan-dər-ˌdīz\

Simple Definition of standardize

  • : to change (things) so that they are similar and consistent and agree with rules about what is proper and acceptable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of standardize

standardizedstandardizing

  1. 1 :  to compare with a standard

  2. 2 :  to bring into conformity with a standard

standardization play \ˌstan-dər-də-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of standardize in a sentence

  1. He standardized procedures for the industry.

  2. <the plan is to standardize the test for reading comprehension so that we can see how students across the state compare>



1873

First Known Use of standardize

1873


STANDARDIZE Defined for Kids

standardize

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verb stan·dard·ize \ˈstan-dər-ˌdīz\

Definition of standardize for Students

standardizedstandardizing

  1. :  to make alike or matching a model




Medical Dictionary

standardize

transitive verb stan·dard·ize

Medical Definition of standardize

standardized also British standardised; standardizing also British standardising

  1. 1:  to reduce to or compare with a standard <standardize a solution>

  2. 2:  to bring into conformity with a standard

  3. 3:  to arrange or order the component items of a test (as of intelligence or personality) so that the probability of their eliciting a designated class of response varies with some quantifiable psychological or behavioral attribute, function, or characteristic

standardization also British standardisation \ˌstan-dərd-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of standardize

also British standardise \ˈstan-dərd-ˌīz\play


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