pre·​con·​figure ˌprē-kən-ˈfi-gyər How to pronounce preconfigure (audio)
 especially British  -ˈfi-gə
variants or pre-configure
preconfigured or pre-configured; preconfiguring or pre-configuring

transitive verb

: to configure (something) in advance
preconfigure the printer
offers preconfigured systems/solutions for small businesses

Word History

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preconfigure was in 1809

Dictionary Entries Near preconfigure

Cite this Entry

“Preconfigure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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