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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

Full Definition of standardize

stan·dard·izedstan·dard·iz·ing

  1. 1 :  to compare with a standard

  2. 2 :  to bring into conformity with a standard

stan·dard·i·za·tion play \ˌstan-dər-də-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of standardize

  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


Medical Dictionary

standardize

transitive verb stan·dard·ize

Medical Definition of standardize

stan·dard·ized also British stan·dard·isedstan·dard·iz·ing also British stan·dard·is·ing

  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

  4. stan·dard·iza·tion also British stan·dard·isa·tion \ˌstan-dərd-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of standardize

also British stan·dard·ise \ˈstan-dərd-ˌīz\play


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