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1. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] alternative names for the body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • shape
  • physique
  • female body
  • form
  • homo
  • material body
  • chassis
  • physical structure
  • human body
  • frame
  • individual
  • soma
  • human
  • male body
  • human being
  • build
  • juvenile body
  • physical body
  • mortal
  • man
  • organic structure
  • person
  • body
  • adult body
  • anatomy
  • bod
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • multiform
  • shared
  • decode
  • comparable

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Figure

  • configure
  • disfigure
  • reconfigure

How do you pronounce figure?

Pronounce figure as ˈfɪgjər.

US - How to pronounce figure in American English

UK - How to pronounce figure in British English

Sentences with figure


1. Verb, base form
The child will come up to the calendar to figure out what day it is.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Mix the color of the hair for the figure.

Quotes about figure


1. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. I try to make a dent in people when I can. I figure people drift toward liberalism at a young age, and I always hope that they change when they see how the world really is.
- Johnny Ramone

3. I came into the 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' TV show with a level of confidence that I don't think I would've had if I hadn't been doing the podcast for three years already. I certainly had to figure out in those three years the sense of humor I wanted to do and the way to talk to celebrities without being incredibly intimidated by them.
- Scott Aukerman

2. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a diagram or picture illustrating textual material.

Synonyms

  • illustration

Antonyms

  • uncombined
  • esteem

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. figure

verb. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] judge to be probable.

Synonyms

  • pass judgment
  • forecast
  • evaluate
  • calculate
  • judge
  • allow
  • take into account
  • count on
  • estimate

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration.

Synonyms

  • octet
  • IV
  • 8
  • septet
  • Nina from Carolina
  • hexad
  • quaternion
  • quaternary
  • decimal digit
  • four
  • sestet
  • nine
  • trinity
  • significant digit
  • ternary
  • foursome
  • octonary
  • triad
  • II
  • fin
  • heptad
  • Little Joe
  • eight
  • eighter from Decatur
  • octal digit
  • threesome
  • significant figure
  • 7
  • VII
  • quintuplet
  • digit
  • unity
  • quartet
  • trio
  • VI
  • quadruplet
  • sextet
  • ternion
  • ogdoad
  • zero
  • trine
  • ennead
  • seven
  • Captain Hicks
  • niner
  • pentad
  • terzetto
  • I
  • quaternity
  • octad
  • two
  • tercet
  • quint
  • Phoebe
  • quintet
  • 9
  • three
  • trey
  • sevener
  • sextuplet
  • deuce
  • six
  • fivesome
  • hexadecimal digit
  • 5
  • 6
  • deuce-ace
  • 2
  • nought
  • eighter
  • cinque
  • leash
  • sise
  • half a dozen
  • sixer
  • quatern
  • III
  • Little Phoebe
  • VIII
  • 3
  • septenary
  • 4
  • integer
  • ace
  • duodecimal digit
  • 0
  • single
  • tierce
  • cipher
  • binary digit
  • V
  • cypher
  • IX
  • 1
  • tetrad
  • one
  • whole number
  • triplet
  • troika

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a well-known or notable person.

Synonyms

  • influential person
  • important person
  • name
  • public figure

Antonyms

  • disintegrate
  • disunify
  • segregate
  • credit

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a model of a bodily form (especially of a person).

Synonyms

  • figurehead
  • statuette
  • model
  • simulation
  • snowman
  • figurine
  • dummy
  • marionette

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • untie
  • inferior
  • fail

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape.

Synonyms

  • subfigure
  • pencil
  • plane figure
  • equilateral
  • shape
  • two-dimensional figure
  • three-dimensional figure
  • solid figure
  • form

Antonyms

  • begin
  • pass
  • approve
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] an amount of money expressed numerically.

Synonyms

  • amount
  • sum
  • amount of money

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • dress
  • slip on
  • stop

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] the impression produced by a person.

Synonyms

  • effect

Antonyms

  • commonality
  • joint

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. figure

verb. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] be or play a part of or in.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • indication
  • contraindication

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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