reconfigure

[ ree-kuh n-fig-yer ]
/ ˌri kənˈfɪg yər /

verb (used with object), re·con·fig·ured, re·con·fig·ur·ing.

to change the shape or formation of; remodel; restructure.

Nearby words

  1. reconciliate,
  2. reconciliation,
  3. reconciliatory,
  4. recondite,
  5. recondition,
  6. reconfirm,
  7. reconnaissance,
  8. reconnaissance car,
  9. reconnaissance satellite,
  10. reconnect

Origin of reconfigure

1965–70; re- + configure, by back formation from configuration

Related formsre·con·fig·u·ra·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for reconfigure

reconfigure

/ (ˌriːkənˈfɪɡə) /

verb

(tr) to rearrange the elements or settings of (a system, device, computer application, etc)
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Word Origin and History for reconfigure

reconfigure

v.

1964, from re- + configure. Related: Reconfigured; reconfiguring.

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