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ran·dom·ize

 (răn′də-mīz′)
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.

randomize

(ˈrændəˌmaɪz) or

randomise

vb
(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

ran•dom•ize

(ˈræn dəˌmaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to arrange, select, or distribute in a random manner.
[1925–30]
ran`dom•i•za′tion, n.

randomize


Past participle: randomized
Gerund: randomizing

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

randomize

[ˈrændəmaɪz] VTaleatorizar

randomize

[ˈrændəmaɪz] randomise (British) vtrandomiser

randomize

vti (Statistics) → randomisieren, eine zufällige Auswahl treffen (sth aus)
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In addition, three in the micronutrient group had diabetes.(3) Some trial designs randomize among matched pairs to prevent this kind of accidental bias, but that was not done in this case.
The question is, "Should the researchers randomly assign individuals (either students or teachers, depending on the intervention) within schools to treatment conditions, or should all participating students at a given school be assigned to the same treatment condition?" That is, should they randomize schools (clusters), or individuals within schools?

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