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    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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