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tr.v. ran·dom·ized, ran·dom·iz·ing, ran·dom·iz·es
To make random in arrangement, especially in order to control the variables in an experiment.

ran′dom·i·za′tion (-də-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
ran′dom·iz′er n.


(ˈrændəˌmaɪz) or


(Statistics) (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
ˌrandomiˈzation, ˌrandomiˈsation n
ˈrandomˌizer, ˈrandomˌiser n


(ˈræn dəˌmaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to arrange, select, or distribute in a random manner.
ran`dom•i•za′tion, n.


Past participle: randomized
Gerund: randomizing

I randomize
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Present Continuous
I am randomizing
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he/she/it is randomizing
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Present Perfect
I have randomized
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Past Continuous
I was randomizing
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Past Perfect
I had randomized
you had randomized
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we had randomized
you had randomized
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I will randomize
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Future Perfect
I will have randomized
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Future Continuous
I will be randomizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been randomizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been randomizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been randomizing
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I would randomize
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Past Conditional
I would have randomized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.randomize - arrange in random order; "Randomize the order of the numbers"
disarrange - disturb the arrangement of; "disarrange the papers"


[ˈrændəmaɪz] VTaleatorizar


[ˈrændəmaɪz] randomise (British) vtrandomiser


vti (Statistics) → randomisieren, eine zufällige Auswahl treffen (sth aus)
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