- 1. figure, fig, illustration
- usage: a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
- 2. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh, body, organic structure, physical structure
- usage: 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"
- 3. digit, figure, integer, whole number
- usage: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
- 4. figure, model, simulation
- usage: a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus"
- 5. name, figure, public figure, important person, influential person, personage
- usage: 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"
- 6. figure, shape, form
- usage: a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
- 7. figure, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money
- usage: an amount of money expressed numerically; "a figure of $17 was suggested"
- 8. figure, impression, effect
- usage: the impression produced by a person; "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure"
- 9. number, figure, amount
- usage: 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"
- 10. trope, figure of speech, figure, image, rhetorical device
- usage: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
- 11. figure, percept, perception, perceptual experience
- usage: a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
- 12. design, pattern, figure, decoration, ornament, ornamentation
- usage: a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
- 13. figure, maneuver, manoeuvre, play
- usage: a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating; "she made the best score on compulsory figures"
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- 1. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast, evaluate, pass judgment, judge
- usage: judge to be probable
- 2. figure, enter, be
- usage: 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?"
- 3. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image, imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage
- usage: 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"
- 4. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure, reason
- usage: make a mathematical calculation or computation
- 5. figure, grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend
- usage: understand; "He didn't figure her"
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