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.
Dutch: personage, vorm, afbeelding, cijfer, menselijk lichaam, vlees
One of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration.
Dutch: cijfer, getal
A model of a bodily form (especially of a person).
A well-known or notable person:
— She is an important figure in modern music.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Dutch: publiek figuur
A combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape.
Polish: forma, kształt
An amount of money expressed numerically.
The impression produced by a person.
The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals:
— The figure was about a thousand.
Dutch: aantal, getal, hoeveelheid, stel, tal
Language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense.
Dutch: manier van spreken, figuurlijke uitdrukking, stijlfiguur, beeldspraak, troop, trope
Polish: figura retoryczna
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.
Dutch: aftekening, dessin, patroon, tekening, werkje
A predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating.
Judge to be probable.
Roget 448: appear; be visible, become visible etc. 446; seem, look, show; present the appearance of, wear the appearance of, carry the appearance of, have the appearance of, bear the appearance of, exhibit the appearance of, ... show more
Roget 882: be ostentatious etc. adj.; come forward, put oneself forward; attract attention, star it. cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, make a splurge, cut a dash, cut a splash, cut a splurge; ... show more
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.
Make a mathematical calculation or computation.
Dutch: plannen, uitwerken, calculeren, rekenen, becijferen, berekenen, uitrekenen
Moby thesaurus: Aristotelian sorites, Establishment, Goclenian sorites, Platonic body, Platonic form, Platonic idea, VIP, accept, acclaim, acknowledge, act, acute-angled triangle, add, adornment, adumbrate, advert to, aesthetic form, algebraize, allude to, amount ... show more.
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