[ree-kuh n-fig-yer]

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

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

Origin of reconfigure

1965–70; re- + configure, by back formation from configuration
Related formsre·con·fig·u·ra·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for reconfiguring

rearrange, reconstruct, redesign, reform, reshape, adapt, modify, tailor, change, update

British Dictionary definitions for reconfiguring



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



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

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