Pronunciation: (stan'dur-dīz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to bring to or make of an established standard size, weight, quality, strength, or the like: to standardize manufactured parts.
2. to compare with or test by a standard.
3. to choose or establish a standard for.
to become standardized. Also, esp. Brit.,stand'ard•ise".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.