tr.v., -ured, -ur·ing, -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).]
The makeup of a system. To "configure software" means selecting programmable options that make the program function to the user's liking. To "configure hardware" means assembling desired components for a custom system as well as selecting options in the user-programmable parts of the system. "Configurability" refers to the hardware or software's ability to be changed and customized. See preferences.
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categories related to 'configure'
- Hardware and Peripherals - configure: (vb) adjust printer, modem, or other peripheral to follow central processor; set up software with user-designated parameters
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