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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).]
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configure

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

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


Past participle: configured
Gerund: configuring

Imperative
configure
configure
Present
I configure
you configure
he/she/it configures
we configure
you configure
they configure
Preterite
I configured
you configured
he/she/it configured
we configured
you configured
they configured
Present Continuous
I am configuring
you are configuring
he/she/it is configuring
we are configuring
you are configuring
they are configuring
Present Perfect
I have configured
you have configured
he/she/it has configured
we have configured
you have configured
they have configured
Past Continuous
I was configuring
you were configuring
he/she/it was configuring
we were configuring
you were configuring
they were configuring
Past Perfect
I had configured
you had configured
he/she/it had configured
we had configured
you had configured
they had configured
Future
I will configure
you will configure
he/she/it will configure
we will configure
you will configure
they will configure
Future Perfect
I will have configured
you will have configured
he/she/it will have configured
we will have configured
you will have configured
they will have configured
Future Continuous
I will be configuring
you will be configuring
he/she/it will be configuring
we will be configuring
you will be configuring
they will be configuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been configuring
you have been configuring
he/she/it has been configuring
we have been configuring
you have been configuring
they have been configuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been configuring
you will have been configuring
he/she/it will have been configuring
we will have been configuring
you will have been configuring
they will have been configuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been configuring
you had been configuring
he/she/it had been configuring
we had been configuring
you had been configuring
they had been configuring
Conditional
I would configure
you would configure
he/she/it would configure
we would configure
you would configure
they would configure
Past Conditional
I would have configured
you would have configured
he/she/it would have configured
we would have configured
you would have configured
they would have configured
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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"
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configure

verb
To create by combining parts or elements:
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configure

[kənˈfɪgəʳ] VT (Comput) → configurar
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configure

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

vt (Comput) → konfigurieren
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