Textual thesaurus for "figure"

(noun) design, pattern

a decorative or artistic work

the coach had a design on the doors

(noun) number

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

(noun) material body, physical body, physique, human body, soma, shape, anatomy, bod, build, chassis, flesh, form, frame

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

(noun) fig

a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

the area covered can be seen from Figure 2

(noun) figure of speech, trope, image

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

(noun) name, public figure

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

(noun) digit

one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

0 and 1 are digits

(verb) compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out

make a mathematical calculation or computation

(verb) reckon, calculate, count on, forecast, estimate

judge to be probable

(verb) envision, fancy, project, picture, see, image, visualise, visualize

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

(verb) enter

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?