[ stan-der-dahyz ]
/ ˈstæn dərˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), stand·ard·ized, stand·ard·iz·ing.

to bring to or make of an established standard size, weight, quality, strength, or the like: to standardize manufactured parts.
to compare with or test by a standard.
to choose or establish a standard for.

verb (used without object), stand·ard·ized, stand·ard·iz·ing.

to become standardized.
Also especially British, stand·ard·ise.

Origin of standardize

First recorded in 1870–75; standard + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM standardize

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British Dictionary definitions for standardized



/ (ˈstændəˌdaɪz) /


to make or become standard
(tr) to test by or compare with a standard

Derived forms of standardize

standardization or standardisation, noun standardizer or standardiser, noun

Medical definitions for standardized

[ stăndər-dīz′ ]


To cause to conform to a standard.
To evaluate by comparing with a standard.