Definitions for figure

Definitions for (noun) figure

Main entry: figure

Definition: a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating

Usage: she made the best score on compulsory figures

Main entry: design, figure, pattern

Definition: a decorative or artistic work

Usage: the coach had a design on the doors

Main entry: figure

Definition: a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)

Usage: he made a figure of Santa Claus

Main entry: figure

Definition: the impression produced by a person

Usage: he cut a fine figure; a heroic figure

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: figure

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

Main entry: fig, figure

Definition: a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

Usage: the area covered can be seen from Figure 2

Main entry: figure, figure of speech, trope, image

Definition: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Main entry: 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

Main entry: figure

Definition: an amount of money expressed numerically

Usage: a figure of $17 was suggested

Main entry: figure, digit

Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

Usage: 0 and 1 are digits

Main entry: figure

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

Definitions for (verb) figure

Main entry: figure

Definition: understand

Usage: He didn't figure her

Main entry: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation

Main entry: reckon, calculate, count on, forecast, figure, estimate

Definition: judge to be probable

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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?

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