Definition of Figure


  • a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
    "she made the best score on compulsory figures"
  • a decorative or artistic work
    "the coach had a design on the doors"
  • a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
  • language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
    - figure of speech
  • 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"
  • the impression produced by a person
    "he cut a fine figure"
    "a heroic figure"
  • an amount of money expressed numerically
    "a figure of $17 was suggested"
  • a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
  • 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"
    - public figure
  • a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
    "he made a figure of Santa Claus"
  • one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    "0 and 1 are digits"
  • 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"
    - human body - physical body - material body
  • a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"


  • understand
    "He didn't figure her"
  • make a mathematical calculation or computation
    - work out
  • 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"
  • 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?"
  • judge to be probable
    - count on
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Figure

  • Scrabble® score of the figure (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the figure (12)
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Unscramble figure

47 unscramble word found using the letters figure.

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