Associations to the word «Figure»

Pictures for the word «Figure»


FIGURE, noun. A drawing or diagram conveying information.
FIGURE, noun. The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modelling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body.
FIGURE, noun. A person or thing representing a certain consciousness.
FIGURE, noun. The appearance or impression made by the conduct or career of a person.
FIGURE, noun. (obsolete) Distinguished appearance; magnificence; conspicuous representation; splendour; show.
FIGURE, noun. A human figure, which dress or corset must fit to; the shape of a human body.
FIGURE, noun. A numeral.
FIGURE, noun. A number.
FIGURE, noun. A shape.
FIGURE, noun. A visible pattern as in wood or cloth.
FIGURE, noun. A dance figure, a complex dance moveW.
FIGURE, noun. A figure of speech.
FIGURE, noun. (logic) The form of a syllogism with respect to the relative position of the middle term.
FIGURE, noun. (astrology) A horoscope; the diagram of the aspects of the astrological houses.
FIGURE, noun. (music) Any short succession of notes, either as melody or as a group of chords, which produce a single complete and distinct impression.
FIGURE, noun. (music) A form of melody or accompaniment kept up through a strain or passage; a motif; a florid embellishment.
FIGURE, verb. To solve a mathematical problem.
FIGURE, verb. To come to understand.
FIGURE, verb. (intransitive) To be reasonable.
FIGURE, verb. (transitive) To enter, be a part of.
FIGURE, verb. (obsolete) To represent by a figure, as to form or mould; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion into a determinate form; to shape.
FIGURE, verb. To embellish with design; to adorn with figures.
FIGURE, verb. (obsolete) To indicate by numerals.
FIGURE, verb. To represent by a metaphor; to signify or symbolize.
FIGURE, verb. (obsolete) To prefigure; to foreshow.
FIGURE, verb. (music) To write over or under the bass, as figures or other characters, in order to indicate the accompanying chords.
FIGURE, verb. (music) To embellish.
FIGURE DASH, noun. The punctuation mark '‒' (used when a dash must be used in numbers)
FIGURE DASHES, noun. Plural of figure dash
FIGURE EIGHT, noun. The shape consisting of two circles or ovals joined together at one point, resembling the numeral 8.
FIGURE EIGHT, verb. To move in a figure eight pattern.
FIGURE EIGHT, verb. (slang) To engage in mutual masturbation (meaning 2).
FIGURE EIGHTS, noun. Plural of figure eight
FIGURE FOUR, noun. (combat sports) A grappling position where a fighter grabs an opponent's limb and then holds on to his or her own wrist with the other hand. Used in various joint locks.
FIGURE OF MERIT, noun. A numerical value considered useful in comparing the quality of things
FIGURE OF SPEECH, noun. (idiomatic) A word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language.
FIGURE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To come to understand; to discover or find a solution; to deduce.
FIGURE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To calculate.
FIGURE POEM, noun. A visual poem in the shape of an object.
FIGURE SKATE, verb. To practice figure skating
FIGURE SKATER, noun. Someone who figure skates
FIGURE SKATERS, noun. Plural of figure skater
FIGURE SKATING, noun. A sport where people perform spins, jumps and other moves on skates.
FIGURE SPACE, noun. (in fonts whose digits are of uniform width) A space of non-variable width: ⊣ ⊢ equal to the width of a digit.
FIGURE UP, verb. To add; to reckon; to compute the amount of.

Dictionary definition

FIGURE, noun. A diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2".
FIGURE, noun. 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".
FIGURE, noun. One of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits".
FIGURE, noun. A model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus".
FIGURE, 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".
FIGURE, noun. A combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape.
FIGURE, noun. An amount of money expressed numerically; "a figure of $17 was suggested".
FIGURE, noun. The impression produced by a person; "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure".
FIGURE, 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".
FIGURE, noun. Language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense.
FIGURE, noun. A unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground.
FIGURE, noun. A decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors".
FIGURE, noun. A predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating; "she made the best score on compulsory figures".
FIGURE, verb. Judge to be probable.
FIGURE, 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?".
FIGURE, verb. 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".
FIGURE, verb. Make a mathematical calculation or computation.
FIGURE, verb. Understand; "He didn't figure her".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis