Meaning of randomize in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrandəmʌɪz/

Translate randomize into Spanish


(also British randomise)
[with object]
  • Make (a set of items, people, etc.) unpredictable, unsystematic, or random in order or arrangement.

    ‘you can randomize the ingredients with the tap of a button’
    • ‘The order of the questions was randomized but was the same for all participants.’
    • ‘The order of the response options was randomized across stories and subjects.’
    • ‘The order in which the trials were presented was randomized separately for each participant.’
    • ‘Exercise order was randomized so an equal number of subjects performed either exercise first.’
    • ‘Both sets had identical problems but presentation order was randomized for each set for each participant.’


1920s from random + -ize.