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Synonyms for figure

Synonyms for figure

arithmetic calculations

the external outline of a thing

an element or a component in a decorative composition

to ascertain by mathematics

to have an opinion

figure on: to look forward to confidently

figure out: to find a solution for

figure out: to arrive at an answer to (a mathematical problem)

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a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

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a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)

a well-known or notable person

a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

an amount of money expressed numerically

the impression produced by a person

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the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground

a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating

be or play a part of or in

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But the most arresting attitude that remained in their memories had been anything but merely monastic; that of the moment when the figure in bright green and the other in vivid violet had for a moment made a silver cross of their crossing swords.
Jo stands amazed in the disk of light, like a ragged figure in a magic-lantern, trembling to think that he has offended against the law in not having moved on far enough.
do you imagine any such event can arrive to a woman of figure in a civilised nation?
She dropped on her face, before the imperious figure in the chair, with an imploring effort to clasp the skirt of her dress.
Still, however, through all that bright, blinding dazzle of the sun and the new snow, she beheld a small white figure in the garden, that seemed to have a wonderful deal of human likeness about it.