American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To make random in arrangement, especially in order to control the variables in an experiment.
- v. alternative spelling of randomise.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. to arrange or rearrange so that there is no predetermined order; to select by a random process; to assign (members of a group) into subgroups by a random process.
- v. arrange in random order
“· Use the Group Allocator to allocate ( "randomize") subjects to treatment groups before you start the experiment.”
“With "randomize" enabled reloadevery will randomly reload the page somewhere between 50% earlier or 50% later.”
“While the voter's identity is not stored with the votes, each vote is given a serial number in order to "randomize" the votes after they are uploaded to the back-end tabulating authority.”
“randomize" it will reload somewhere between 5 and 15 seconds and it'll change with every reload.”
“They would randomize the frequencies of their phaser blasts, but Vaughn understood that victory would likely require more radical measures.”
“He came up with a clever way to randomize his study, at least somewhat, without doing anything unethical.”
“The computer program would randomize patterns of exposed surfaces and then choose the most efficient one to start the next generation — how Darwinian.”
“Arnold, to cheat this way, you'd have to track opponent plays, detect patterns, and sufficiently randomize or obfuscate your own play so patterns don't emerge.”
“The program can randomize the small groups, or the professor can make the small groups.”
“Let me fix anything I want and then randomize anything I want.”
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Obviates the need for other devices or calculations--it will have a button for everything, and it will solve everything.
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