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figure

figure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word figure

Definition
(noun) a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
Synonyms : fig
Example Sentence
  • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2

Definition
(noun) alternative names for the body of a human being
Example Sentence
  • Leonardo studied the human body
  • he has a strong physique
  • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

Definition
(noun) one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Synonyms : digit
Example Sentence
  • 0 and 1 are digits

Definition
(noun) a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
Example Sentence
  • he made a figure of Santa Claus

Definition
(noun) a well-known or notable person
Synonyms : name , public figure
Example Sentence
  • they studied all the great names in the history of France
  • she is an important figure in modern music

Definition
(noun) a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
Definition
(noun) an amount of money expressed numerically
Example Sentence
  • a figure of $17 was suggested

Definition
(noun) the impression produced by a person
Example Sentence
  • he cut a fine figure
  • a heroic figure

Definition
(noun) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
Synonyms : number
Example Sentence
  • he had a number of chores to do
  • the number of parameters is small
  • the figure was about a thousand

Definition
(noun) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
Synonyms : figure of speech , image , trope

Definition
(noun) a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
Definition
(noun) a decorative or artistic work
Synonyms : design , pattern
Example Sentence
  • the coach had a design on the doors

Definition
(noun) a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
Example Sentence
  • she made the best score on compulsory figures

Definition
(verb) judge to be probable
Definition
(verb) be or play a part of or in
Synonyms : enter
Example Sentence
  • Elections figure prominently in every government program
  • How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?

Definition
(verb) imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
Example Sentence
  • I can't see him on horseback!
  • I can see what will happen
  • I can see a risk in this strategy

Definition
(verb) make a mathematical calculation or computation
Synonyms : calculate , cipher , compute , cypher , reckon , work out

Definition
(verb) understand
Example Sentence
  • He didn't figure her

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