reconfigure

verb
re·​con·​fig·​ure | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈfi-gyər How to pronounce reconfigure (audio) , especially British -ˈfi-gə \
reconfigured; reconfiguring; reconfigures

Definition of reconfigure

transitive verb

: to rearrange (something) into an altered form, figure, shape, or layout : to configure (something) again or in a new way Back in the business end of the airplane, built-in features allow the single loadmaster to reconfigure the cargo bay for different types of loads in under an hour in flight.— Richard DeMeis Neuroimaging suggested that his brain had essentially reconfigured itself—surviving neurons bypassed dead ones and forged new connections to one another.— Jeneen Interlandi

First Known Use of reconfigure

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Reconfigure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconfigure. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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reconfigure

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English Language Learners Definition of reconfigure

: to change the way (something) is arranged or prepared for a particular purpose

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