Meaning of figure

Definition of figure

(noun) a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
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"
one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus"
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"
a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
an amount of money expressed numerically; "a figure of $17 was suggested"
the impression produced by a person; "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure"
the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating; "she made the best score on compulsory figures"
(verb) judge to be probable
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?"
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"
understand; "He didn't figure her"

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