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An amount of money
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“It's hard to put a figure on the amount he has spent on renovations thus far.”
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A bodily shape, usually of a person or animal
“For artists, the beauty and complexity of the human figure is the prime impetus for painting it.”
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A diagram or illustrative drawing, especially in a book or magazine
“Illustrated below is a figure of the proposed building and its underlying structure.”
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A person of a particular kind, especially one who is important or distinctive in some way
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“He's up there with the best in terms of being a durable figure on the world stage.”
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A person who represents a given virtue, skill or quality
“Miller's script has her veer radically between being a wondrous, loving figure of grace, and an insecure, displaced failure.”
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A number, especially one which forms part of official statistics
“College intake has risen this year when compared with the figure from last year.”
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A numerical symbol
“Luke drew a sideways figure six in the air beside Matthew.”
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(figures) Arithmetical calculations
“He looked lost in thought as he began calculating figures in his head.”
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A person seen indistinctly or from a distance
“I remember seeing a figure in the distance walking with a distinctive gait.”
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A representation of a human or animal form in drawing or sculpture
“Many of her canvases are marked by the presence of a shadowy figure.”
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A three-dimensional representation of the human body
“At the entrance of the museum was a figure strikingly attired in a suit of medieval armor.”
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The impression made by the conduct or appearance of someone or something
“He cut a sorry figure standing by himself in the pouring rain.”
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A decorative or geometrical pattern
“She stopped to admire the beautiful natural figure of the flower in bloom.”
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(geometry) A three-dimensional figure (as opposed to a surface, an area, or a curve)
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A symbol or word used to represent an operation, instruction, concept, or object
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A human being regarded as an individual
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The outward appearance or apparent form of something
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A small model of a human figure, typically one of a baby or girl, used as a child's toy
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Four-sided figure
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Crystal
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A group of people or things in a particular arrangement or pattern
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A very famous or talented entertainer, especially an actor
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A social role
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The main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a situation
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A brief summary, as of a book or a presentation
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Importance or reputation gained by ability or achievement
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The total amount of something that exists
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Characters or letters that are printed or shown on a screen
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To calculate or work out (an amount or value) arithmetically
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“I figure that a bodybuilder has to eat at least six times a day to grow, which is 42 meals a week.”
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To come to understand, especially something abstruse
“Often, it's hard to figure what he's saying because he likes talking in riddles.”
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To think, consider, or expect to be the case
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“Investors figure that the purchaser will pay a high price for the company.”
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To come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration
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“I figure that we'd better get to work if we want to complete this project on time.”
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To have a significant part or role in a situation or process
“Carey is thus confronted with the first of many social dilemmas which are to figure in his life.”
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To be consistent with expectation
“It would figure that this great hog, this glorified genre gourmand, would want more.”
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To be exceptionally proficient in an activity or subject
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To take part in
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To make a choice from a range of possibilities
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To find an answer for through reasoning
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To give a representation, or an account of, in art or literature
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To state a price for goods or a job of work
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To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply
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To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion
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To arrange in tabular form
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To plan or put together the schedule of an event
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To amount in number to
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To be about to happen
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To specify one after another
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To give color or a different color to
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