Synonyms and Antonyms of configuration

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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