randomise

randomize

[ran-duh-mahyz]
verb (used with object), randomized, randomizing.
to order or select in a random manner, as in a sample or experiment, especially in order to reduce bias and interference caused by irrelevant variables; make random.
Also, especially British, randomise.


Origin:
1925–30; random + -ize

randomization, noun
randomizer, noun
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randomize or randomise (ˈrændəˌmaɪz)
 
vb
(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
 
randomise or randomise
 
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randomi'zation or randomise
 
n
 
randomi'sation or randomise
 
n
 
'randomizer or randomise
 
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'randomiser or randomise
 
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