- to put together (a computer or computer system) by supplying, arranging, or connecting a specific set of internal or external components: My next laptop will be configured for gaming with a fast processor and lots of memory.
- to set up (a software program or device) for a particular computer, computer system, or task: to configure the printer for a wireless network.
Origin of configure
OTHER WORDS FROM configurecon·fig·ur·a·ble, adjectivepre·con·fig·ure, verb (used with object), pre·con·fig·ured, pre·con·fig·ur·ing.
How to use configure in a sentence
With the program loaded on screen, click New Hotkey to configure your new shortcut.Become a Windows whiz by creating your own keyboard shortcuts|David Nield|November 12, 2020|Popular-Science
The plugs, which feature three large pins configured in a triangle, are giving way to a compact hexagonal three-pin design, with sockets following suit.South Africa’s unusual electrical plugs and sockets are headed for retirement|Brian Browdie|October 17, 2020|Quartz
It took some time to get the bike exactly configured to my body.NordicTrack’s connected workout bike puts the focus on competing against yourself|Stan Horaczek|October 15, 2020|Popular-Science
So, if you want music in the office and the kitchen at the same time, you can accomplish it, but setting it up takes a bit of configuring.Google’s Nest Audio sounds remarkably good for a $99 smart speaker|Stan Horaczek|October 6, 2020|Popular-Science
Opera GX has even more customization options than Opera, so you can fine-tune the color of the browser to fit whatever theme you’ve configured.