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Synonyms for (noun) figure

Synonyms: figure Definition: a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating Usage: she made the best score on compulsory figures

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, play Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop

Synonyms: design, figure, pattern Definition: a decorative or artistic work Usage: the coach had a design on the doors

Similar words: decoration, ornament, ornamentation Definition: something used to beautify

Synonyms: figure Definition: a model of a bodily form (especially of a person) Usage: he made a figure of Santa Claus

Similar words: model, simulation Definition: representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)

Synonyms: figure Definition: the impression produced by a person Usage: he cut a fine figure; a heroic figure

Similar words: effect, impression Definition: an outward appearance Usage: he made a good impression; I wanted to create an impression of success; she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

Synonyms: number, figure Definition: the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals Usage: he had a number of chores to do; the number of parameters is small; the figure was about a thousand

Similar words: amount Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people

Synonyms: material body, physical body, physique, human body, soma, shape, anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame Definition: alternative names for the body of a human being Usage: Leonardo studied the human body; he has a strong physique; the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

Similar words: physical structure, body, organic structure Definition: the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being) Usage: he felt as if his whole body were on fire

Synonyms: figure Definition: a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground

Similar words: percept, perception, perceptual experience Definition: the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

Synonyms: fig, figure Definition: a diagram or picture illustrating textual material Usage: the area covered can be seen from Figure 2

Similar words: illustration Definition: artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

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

Similar words: rhetorical device Definition: a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

Synonyms: name, figure, public figure Definition: a well-known or notable person Usage: they studied all the great names in the history of France; she is an important figure in modern music

Similar words: important person, influential person, personage Definition: a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events

Synonyms: figure Definition: an amount of money expressed numerically Usage: a figure of $17 was suggested

Similar words: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money Definition: a quantity of money Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient

Synonyms: figure, digit Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration Usage: 0 and 1 are digits

Similar words: whole number, integer Definition: any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero Usage: an integer is a number that is not a fraction

Synonyms: figure Definition: a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

Similar words: form, shape Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms for (verb) figure

Synonyms: figure Definition: understand Usage: He didn't figure her

Similar words: dig, compass, comprehend, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy Definition: get the meaning of something Usage: Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

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

Similar words: reason Definition: think logically Usage: The children must learn to reason

Synonyms: reckon, calculate, count on, forecast, figure, estimate Definition: judge to be probable

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment Definition: form a critical opinion of Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms: figure, envision, fancy, project, picture, see, image, visualise, visualize Definition: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind Usage: I can't see him on horseback!; I can see what will happen; I can see a risk in this strategy

Similar words: envisage, conceive of, ideate, imagine Definition: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case Usage: Can you conceive of him as the president?

Synonyms: enter, figure Definition: be or play a part of or in Usage: Elections figure prominently in every government program; How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer