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tr.v. stan·dard·ized, stan·dard·iz·ing, stan·dard·iz·es
1. To cause to conform to a standard.
2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard.

stan′dard·i·za′tion (-dər-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈstændəˌdaɪz) or


1. to make or become standard
2. (tr) to test by or compare with a standard
ˌstandardiˈzation, ˌstandardiˈsation n
ˈstandardˌizer, ˈstandardˌiser n
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(ˈstæn dərˌdaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make of a standard size, weight, etc.
2. to test by a standard.
3. to establish a standard for.
4. to become standardized.
stand′ard•iz`a•ble, adj.
stand`ard•i•za′tion, n.
stand′ard•iz`er, n.
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Past participle: standardized
Gerund: standardizing

I standardize
you standardize
he/she/it standardizes
we standardize
you standardize
they standardize
I standardized
you standardized
he/she/it standardized
we standardized
you standardized
they standardized
Present Continuous
I am standardizing
you are standardizing
he/she/it is standardizing
we are standardizing
you are standardizing
they are standardizing
Present Perfect
I have standardized
you have standardized
he/she/it has standardized
we have standardized
you have standardized
they have standardized
Past Continuous
I was standardizing
you were standardizing
he/she/it was standardizing
we were standardizing
you were standardizing
they were standardizing
Past Perfect
I had standardized
you had standardized
he/she/it had standardized
we had standardized
you had standardized
they had standardized
I will standardize
you will standardize
he/she/it will standardize
we will standardize
you will standardize
they will standardize
Future Perfect
I will have standardized
you will have standardized
he/she/it will have standardized
we will have standardized
you will have standardized
they will have standardized
Future Continuous
I will be standardizing
you will be standardizing
he/she/it will be standardizing
we will be standardizing
you will be standardizing
they will be standardizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been standardizing
you have been standardizing
he/she/it has been standardizing
we have been standardizing
you have been standardizing
they have been standardizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been standardizing
you will have been standardizing
he/she/it will have been standardizing
we will have been standardizing
you will have been standardizing
they will have been standardizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been standardizing
you had been standardizing
he/she/it had been standardizing
we had been standardizing
you had been standardizing
they had been standardizing
I would standardize
you would standardize
he/she/it would standardize
we would standardize
you would standardize
they would standardize
Past Conditional
I would have standardized
you would have standardized
he/she/it would have standardized
we would have standardized
you would have standardized
they would have standardized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.standardize - cause to conform to standard or norm; "The weights and measures were standardized"
gauge - adapt to a specified measurement; "gauge the instruments"
govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, order - bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
2.standardize - evaluate by comparing with a standard
appraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value, measure - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"
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verb bring into line, regularize, stereotype, regiment, assimilate, mass-produce, institutionalize His new dictionary helped standardize the national language.
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standardize etmek


[ˈstændədaɪz] VTnormalizar, estandar(d)izar
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[ˈstændərdaɪz] standardise (British) vtstandardiserstandard lamp n (British)lampadaire m (d'appartement)standard of living nniveau m de viestandard time nheure f légale
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vt education, style, approachvereinheitlichen; format, sizes etcnormen, standardisieren
vi to standardize on somethingetw standardmäßig verwenden
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[ˈstændəˌdaɪz] vtstandardizzare
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(ˈstӕndəd) noun
1. something used as a basis of measurement. The kilogram is the international standard of weight.
2. a basis for judging quality, or a level of excellence aimed at, required or achieved. You can't judge an amateur artist's work by the same standards as you would judge that of a trained artist; high standards of behaviour; His performance did not reach the required standard.
3. a flag or carved figure etc fixed to a pole and carried eg at the front of an army going into battle.
(accepted as) normal or usual; The Post Office likes the public to use a standard size of envelope.
ˈstandardize, ˈstandardise verb
to make or keep (eg products) of one size, shape etc for the sake of convenience etc.
ˌstandardiˈzation, ˌstandardiˈsation noun
ˈstandard-bearer noun
a person who carries a standard or banner.
be up to / below standard
to (fail to) achieve the required standard. Her work is well up to standard.
standard of living
the level of comfort and welfare achieved in any particular society.
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