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Definitions of figure

  1. To make a figure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To compute; calculate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To make a figure; to be distinguished or conspicious; as, the envoy figured at court. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To calculate; to contrive; to scheme; as, he is figuring to secure the nomination. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To form into any determinate shape; show by resemblance; represent; symbolize; adorn or cover with a pattern; calculate or compute. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To form or shape; to make an image of; to mark with figures or designs; to imagine; to symbolize; to foreshow; to note by figures. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To make an image of; mark with figures; note by figures. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To form an image of depict; imagine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To mark with figures. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To symbolize; prefigure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To be conspicuous; colloquially, to cipher; calculate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To make figures; to appear as a distinguished person. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To make figures; appear conspicuously. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. judge to be probable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. 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?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. To make a figure; be conspicuous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To compute; cipher. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. To form into any determinate shape; to make a resemblance of; to cover or adorn with figures, to diversify; to represent typically or figuratively; to image in the mind; to prefigure; to note by characters. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating; "she made the best score on compulsory figures" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the impression produced by a person; "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. an amount of money expressed numerically; "a figure of $17 was suggested" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. understand; "He didn't figure her" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modeling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body; as, a figure in bronze; a figure cut in marble. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A pattern in cloth, paper, or other manufactured article; a design wrought out in a fabric; as, the muslin was of a pretty figure. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. A diagram or drawing; made to represent a magnitude or the relation of two or more magnitudes; a surface or space inclosed on all sides; -- called superficial when inclosed by lines, and solid when inclosed by surface; any arrangement made up of points, lines, angles, surfaces, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. The appearance or impression made by the conduct or carrer of a person; as, a sorry figure. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. Distinguished appearance; magnificence; conspicuous representation; splendor; show. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A character or symbol representing a number; a numeral; a digit; as, 1, 2,3, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. Value, as expressed in numbers; price; as, the goods are estimated or sold at a low figure. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. A person, thing, or action, conceived of as analogous to another person, thing, or action, of which it thus becomes a type or representative. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. A mode of expressing abstract or immaterial ideas by words which suggest pictures or images from the physical world; pictorial language; a trope; hence, any deviation from the plainest form of statement. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. The form of a syllogism with respect to the relative position of the middle term. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. Any one of the several regular steps or movements made by a dancer. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A horoscope; the diagram of the aspects of the astrological houses. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. Any short succession of notes, either as melody or as a group of chords, which produce a single complete and distinct impression. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. A form of melody or accompaniment kept up through a strain or passage; a musical or motive; a florid embellishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. To represent by a figure, as to form or mold; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion into a determinate form; to shape. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. To embellish with design; to adorn with figures. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. To indicate by numerals; also, to compute. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. To represent by a metaphor; to signify or symbolize. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. To prefigure; to foreshow. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. To write over or under the bass, as figures or other characters, in order to indicate the accompanying chords. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. To embellish. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. The outline or shape of a person or object; appearance; an image or statue; drawn or painted representation of a person; idea; pattern; type; sign or character denoting a number; a movement in a dance; musical phrase, or repeated theme; value or cost; as, the goods were sold at a high figure; a space bounded on all sides by lines or planes; a special or peculiar use of words; as, a figure of speech. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  53. The form of anything in outline; the representation of anything in drawing, etc.; a drawing; a design; a statue; appearance; a character denoting a number; value or price; (rhet.) a deviation from the ordinary mode of expression, in which words are changed from their literal signification or usage; (logic) the form of a syllogism with respect to the position of the middle term; steps in a dance; a type or emblem. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  54. Shape; appearance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  55. A drawing or other representation; figurative language; a metaphor; a type. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. An active or conspicuous person; distinction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. A numeral; hence, amount; price. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  58. One of the regular movements of a dance in which a certain set of steps is completed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  59. The form of anything in outline; shape; distinguished appearance; appearance of any kind; magnificence; representation in painting, in drawing, &c.; a price: a statue; an image; the form of a syllogism with respect to the disposition of the middle term; a character denoting a number; a diagram; the horoscope; type, representative, or symbol; a mode of speaking or writing, in which words are deflected from their ordinary signification; the several steps or movements which the dancer makes in accordance with the music. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  60. Shape; form; appearance; a character or shape denoting a number; a mode of expression; a type; an emblem; a diagram; in art, a representation of the human body; in rhet., mode of speaking in which words are turned from their ordinary sense-usually termed figure of speech; in logic, the arrangement of the middle term of a syllogism with the two terms of the conclusion; in familiar language, price or value. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  61. Figured. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for figure

  1. I figure we ought to give him the chance. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  2. " 'At a strange figure in the crowd, ' she answered. – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
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