A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun figure
1. figure, fig -- (a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2")

2. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh -- (alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak")

3. digit, figure -- (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits")

4. figure -- (a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus")

5. name, figure, public figure -- (a well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music")

6. figure -- (a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape)

7. figure -- (an amount of money expressed numerically; "a figure of $17 was suggested")

8. figure -- (the impression produced by a person; "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure")

9. number, figure -- (the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand")

10. trope, figure of speech, figure, image -- (language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense)

11. figure -- (a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground)

12. design, pattern, figure -- (a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors")

13. figure -- (a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating; "she made the best score on compulsory figures")

Overview of verb figure
1. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast -- (judge to be probable)

2. figure, enter -- (be or play a part of or in; "Elections figure prominently in every government program"; "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?")

3. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image -- (imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy")

4. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

5. figure -- (understand; "He didn't figure her")

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