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configure

[ kuhn-fig-yer ]
/ k蓹n藞f瑟g y蓹r /
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verb (used with object), con路fig路ured, con路fig路ur路ing.
to design or adapt to form a specific configuration or for some specific purpose: The planes are being configured to hold more passengers in each row.
Computers.
  1. 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.
  2. to set up (a software program or device) for a particular computer, computer system, or task: to configure the printer for a wireless network.
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Origin of configure

Back formation from configuration

OTHER WORDS FROM configure

con路fig路ur路a路ble, adjectivepre路con路fig路ure, verb (used with object), pre路con路fig路ured, pre路con路fig路ur路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for configure

configure
/ (藢k蓹n藞f瑟伞蓹) /

verb (tr)
to arrange or organize
computing to set up (a piece of hardware or software) as required
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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