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con·fig·ure

 (kən-fĭg′yər)
tr.v. con·fig·ured, con·fig·ur·ing, con·fig·ures
To design, arrange, set up, or shape with a view to specific applications or uses: a military vehicle that was configured for rough terrain; configured the computer by setting the system's parameters.

[Middle English configuren, from Old French configurer, from Latin cōnfigūrāre : com-, com- + figūrāre, to form (from figūra, shape; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots).]

configure

(ˌkənˈfɪɡə)
vb (tr)
1. to arrange or organize
2. (Computer Science) computing to set up (a piece of hardware or software) as required

con•fig•ure

(kənˈfɪg yər)

v.t. -ured, -ur•ing.
1. to put together or arrange the parts of in a specific way or for a specific purpose; form into a configuration.
2. Computers. to put (a computer system) together by supplying a specific computer with appropriate peripheral devices, as a monitor and disk drive, and connecting them.
[1650–60]

configure

- First meant "fashion according to a model."
See also related terms for model.

configure


Past participle: configured
Gerund: configuring

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Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.configure - set up for a particular purpose; "configure my new computer"; "configure a plane for a combat mission"
assemble, put together, tack together, set up, piece, tack - create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"

configure

verb
To create by combining parts or elements:
Translations
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configure

[kənˈfɪgəʳ] VT (Comput) → configurar

configure

[kənˈfɪgər] vt (COMPUTING) [+ software, system, data] → configurer

configure

vt (Comput) → konfigurieren
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