verb (used with object), ran·dom·ized, ran·dom·iz·ing.

  1. 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.


  1. (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

1926, from random (adj.) + -ize. Related: Randomized; randomizing.

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