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Noun
An amount of money
“It's hard to put a figure on the damage.”
Noun
A person's bodily shape, especially that of a woman and when considered to be attractive
“For artists, the beauty and complexity of the human figure is the prime impetus for painting it.”
Noun
A diagram or illustrative drawing, especially in a book or magazine
Figure 26 shows a small circular garden of herbs.”
Noun
A person of a particular kind, especially one who is important or distinctive in some way
“He's up there with Jacques Chirac in terms of being a durable figure on the world stage.”
Noun
A number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company
“The college's intake from state schools is 94 per cent compared with last year's figure of 89 per cent.”
Noun
A numerical symbol, especially any of the ten in Arabic notation
“Lucian drew a sideways figure 8 in the air beside Mark.”
Noun
Arithmetical calculations
“The man thought this over for a few seconds, calculating figures in his head.”
Noun
A person seen indistinctly or from a distance
“I saw a figure in the distance walking with a pronounced limp.”
Noun
A representation of a human or animal form in drawing or sculpture
“The presence of the shadow-like figures in each of her canvases only serves as a suggestion to set her mind on capturing the movement and rhythm.”
Noun
The outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality
“… unshaven and dirty, he presents a sorry figure.”
Noun
A decorative pattern
“In particular he proved that the sphere was the solid figure of greatest surface area for a given volume.”
Verb
Calculate, compute
“I figure that a bodybuilder has to eat at least six times a day to grow, which is 42 meals a week.”
Verb
Think, consider, or expect to be the case
“Investors figure that the purchaser will pay a high price for the company.”
Verb
Have a significant part or role in a situation or process
“Here we are confronted with the first of many social dilemmas which are to figure in the young Carver's life.”
Verb
To be consistent with expectation
“It would figure that this great hog, this glorified genre gourmand, would want more.”
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