configure(redirected from configuring)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
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.
1. to arrange or organize
2. (Computer Science) computing to set up (a piece of hardware or software) as required
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.
configure- First meant "fashion according to a model."
See also related terms for model.
Past participle: configured
Switch to new thesaurus
|Verb||1.||configure - set up for a particular purpose; "configure my new computer"; "configure a plane for a combat mission"|