figure
noun.
a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
Synonym: fig
noun.
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
noun.
one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
0 and 1 are digits
Synonym: digit
noun.
a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
he made a figure of Santa Claus
noun.
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
noun.
a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
noun.
an amount of money expressed numerically
a figure of $17 was suggested
noun.
the impression produced by a person
he cut a fine figure|a heroic figure
noun.
the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
the number of parameters is small|the figure was about a thousand
Synonym: number
noun.
language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
noun.
a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
noun.
a decorative or artistic work
the coach had a design on the doors
Synonym: design, pattern
noun.
a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
she made the best score on compulsory figures
verb.
judge to be probable
verb.
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?
Synonym: enter
verb.
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
verb.
make a mathematical calculation or computation
verb.
understand
He didn't figure her
Antonym: ground