figure

  • 41 figure — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 42 figure — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin figura, from fingere Date: 13th century 1. a. a number symbol ; numeral, digit b. plural arithmetical calculations < good at figures > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 43 figure — {{11}}figure (n.) early 13c., visible form or appearance of a person, from O.Fr. figure (10c.) shape, body, form, figure; symbol, allegory, from L. figura a shape, form, figure, from PIE *dheigh to form, build (see DOUGH (Cf. dough)); originally… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 44 figure — 1. noun 1) the production figure Syn: statistic, number, quantity, amount, level, total, sum; (figures) data, information 2) the second figure was 9 Syn: digit …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 45 figure*/*/*/ — [ˈfɪgə] noun [C] I 1) a number that has been counted or calculated This year s sales figures were excellent.[/ex] 2) a price, cost, or other amount of money It s difficult to put an exact figure on the rebuilding work.[/ex] 3) a person A small… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 46 figure — fig•ure [[t]ˈfɪg yər[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˈfɪg ər[/t]] n. v. ured, ur•ing 1) math. a numerical symbol, esp. an Arabic numeral 2) math. an amount or value expressed in numbers 3) figures, the use of numbers in calculating; arithmetic 4) a written… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 47 figure — 1. noun 1) the figure for April Syn: statistic, number, quantity, amount, level, total, sum; (figures) data, statistics, information 2) the second figure was 9 Syn …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 48 figure in — transitive verb 1. : to include especially in a reckoning forgetting to figure in occasional expenses in a budget 2. : to be a part of : be implicated in persons who figured in a robbery * * * figure in [phrasal verb] 1 figure (something) in …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 49 figure — [ fɪgə] noun 1》 a number or a numerical symbol.     ↘an amount of money.     ↘(figures) arithmetical calculations. 2》 a person of a particular kind: a public figure.     ↘a person seen indistinctly.     ↘an artistic representation of a human or… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 50 figure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. form, shape, configuration, outline; body; representation, image, effigy; appearance; pattern, diagram; figure of speech (see figurative); emblem, symbol, number, digit; figurehead; cast, bust, statue …

    English dictionary for students

  • 51 -figure — COMB in ADJ: ADJ n figure combines with a number, usually five , six , or seven , to form adjectives which say how many figures are in a number. These adjectives usually describe a large amount of money. For example, a six figure sum is between… …

    English dictionary

  • 52 figuré — I. Figuré, [figur]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe. On dit De la copie qu on a prise d un escrit, en le copiant trait pour trait, que C est une copie figurée. On appelle, Velours figuré, Du velours à ramage, & Danse figurée, Une… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 53 figure — [13] Figure comes via Old French from Latin figūra ‘form, shape, figure’, a derivative of the same base (*fig ) as produced fingere ‘make, shape’ (whence English effigy, faint, feign, and fiction). Many of the technical Latin uses of the word,… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 54 figure on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms figure on : present tense I/you/we/they figure on he/she/it figures on present participle figuring on past tense figured on past participle figured on figure on something to think that something will happen… …

    English dictionary

  • 55 figure — nf., visage, face ; croquis, dessin, représentation géométrique : fidyura (Montagny Bo.026), FiGURA (Albanais.001b.BJA. | 001a.PPA., Aix.017, Annecy, Thônes), fgueura (Arvillard). A1) figure, visage, face : FASSA nf. (001,017), poté nm. (001,017) …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 56 figure — / fɪgə/ noun 1. a number, or a cost written in numbers ● The figure in the accounts for heating is very high. ♦ he put a very low figure on the value of the lease he calculated the value of the lease as very low 2. ♦ to work out the figures to… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 57 figure — [13] Figure comes via Old French from Latin figūra ‘form, shape, figure’, a derivative of the same base (*fig ) as produced fingere ‘make, shape’ (whence English effigy, faint, feign, and fiction). Many of the technical Latin uses of the word,… …

    Word origins

  • 58 figure on — {v.} 1. To expect and think about while making plans. * /We did not figure on having so many people at the picnic./ * /He figured on going to town the next day./ Syn.: PLAN ON. 2. To depend on; be; sure about. * /You can figure on him to be on… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 59 figure on — {v.} 1. To expect and think about while making plans. * /We did not figure on having so many people at the picnic./ * /He figured on going to town the next day./ Syn.: PLAN ON. 2. To depend on; be; sure about. * /You can figure on him to be on… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 60 Figuré — Dénotation et connotation Les termes de cet article sont fréquemment amalgamés : discipline de la sémantique : Dénotation , connotation En linguistique le sens ou signifié dénotatif, la dénotation, s oppose au sens ou signifié… …

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