standardize

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verb stan·dard·ize \ˈstan-dər-ˌdīz\

Definition of standardize

standardized

;

standardizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to compare with a standard

  3. 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

First Known Use of standardize

1873


STANDARDIZE Defined for English Language Learners

standardize

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verb

Definition of standardize for English Language Learners

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


STANDARDIZE Defined for Kids

standardize

play
verb stan·dard·ize \ˈstan-dər-ˌdīz\

Definition of standardize for Students

standardized

;

standardizing

  1. :  to make alike or matching a model


Medical Dictionary

standardize

transitive verb stan·dard·ize
variants: also British

standardise

\ˈstan-dərd-ˌīz\play

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


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