from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To set up or arrange something in such a way that it is ready for operation for a particular purpose, or to someone's particular liking
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To arrange or dispose in a certain form, figure, or shape.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To form; dispose in a certain form, figure, or shape; make like in form or figure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. set up for a particular purpose
Middle English configuren, from Old French configurer, from Latin cōnfigūrāre : com-, com- + figūrāre, to form (from figūra, shape; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin configurare: compare French configurer. See configurate. (Wiktionary)