Synonyms and Antonyms of configuration
1 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form <the basic configuration of the building is that of a geodesic dome> Synonyms architecture, armature, cadre, frame, edifice, fabric, framework, framing, infrastructure, shell, skeleton, structureRelated Words cage, lattice, network; contour, figure, outline, profile, shape, silhouette; chassis
2 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized <a small business computer system in its simplest configuration> Synonyms arrangement, format, conformation, formation, layout, setout, setupRelated Words design, plan, scheme; composition, constitution, getup, makeup; build, construction, structure
3 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <his photographs have an intentionally loose configuration, with no single object intended as the primary center of interest> Synonyms arrangement, composition, constellation, design, form, format, getup, layout, makeup, ordonnance, patternRelated Words motif, theme
4 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance <a birthday cake in the configuration of a top hat> Synonyms cast, form, conformation, fashion, figure, geometry, shapeRelated Words contour, outline, profile, silhouette; frame, framework, shell, skeleton; arrangement, design, format, layout, makeup, organization, pattern, plan, setupNear Antonyms composition, material, matter, raw material, stuff, substance
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