|1.||[ noun ] a diagram or picture illustrating textual material|
"the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
|2.||[ noun ] alternative names for the body of a human being|
|Synonyms:||form flesh shape frame human_body anatomy bod chassis build soma physique material_body physical_body|
"Leonardo studied the human body" "he has a strong physique" "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
|Related terms:||body person female_body juvenile_body adult_body male_body person homo leg|
|3.||[ noun ] (mathematics) one of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers|
"0 and 1 are digits"
|Related terms:||integer one two zero three decimal_digit four nine six five significant_digit eight seven binary_digit octal_digit digitize|
|4.||[ verb ] judge to be probable|
|Synonyms:||estimate calculate reckon forecast count_on|
|Related terms:||judge allow calculation prognosis|
|5.||[ noun ] (mathematics) a digit from 0 to 9 in decimal notation|
|6.||[ noun ] a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)|
"he made a figure of Santa Claus"
|Related terms:||model model figurine puppet Trojan_Horse snowman figurehead dummy|
|7.||[ 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"
|8.||[ 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?"
|9.||[ noun ] the impression produced by a person|
"he cut a fine figure" "a heroic figure"
|10.||[ noun ] an amount of money expressed numerically|
"a figure of $17 was suggested"
|Related terms:||sum calculate|
|11.||[ noun ] a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape|
|Related terms:||shape solid_figure subfigure pencil plane_figure|
|12.||[ verb ] imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind|
|Synonyms:||see picture visualize envision fancy visualise image project|
"I can't see him on horseback!" "I can see what will happen" "I can see a risk in this strategy"
|Related terms:||imagine understand visualise image mental_picture imagination illusion visionary visual_image fancy picturing figuration visualizer|
|13.||[ verb ] (mathematics) make a mathematical calculation or computation|
|Synonyms:||compute calculate reckon cypher work_out cipher|
|Related terms:||reason process estimate multiply subtract add divide resolve factor budget average recalculate interpolate prorate survey capitalize miscalculate extract quantise differentiate integrate mathematics solve count_on bet work_out zero calculation computer calculation calculator calculus calculator|
|14.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||amount majority minority numerousness innumerableness fewness preponderance calculate total number number|
|15.||[ verb ] understand (informal)|
"He didn't figure her"
|Related terms:||get_the_picture colloquialism|
|16.||[ noun ] (rhetoric) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense|
|Synonyms:||figure_of_speech image trope|
|Related terms:||rhetorical_device metaphor hyperbole simile oxymoron synecdoche kenning personification irony metonymy zeugma lens blind_alley|
|17.||[ noun ] a decorative or artistic work|
"the coach had a design on the doors"
|Related terms:||decoration motif emblem weave marking pyrograph tetraskele linocut device screen_saver damascene bear_claw mandala tattoo mihrab argyle decal triskele polka_dot design|
|18.||[ noun ] a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground|
|Related terms:||ground percept|
|19.||[ noun ] (sport) a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating|
"she made the best score on compulsory figures"
|Related terms:||maneuver jump spread_eagle figure_eight|