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figures, plural;
  1. Be a significant and noticeable part of something
    • - the issue of nuclear policy figured prominently in the talks
  2. (of a person) Play a significant role in a situation or event
    • - he figured largely in opposition to the bill
  3. (of a fictional character) Play a part in a novel, play, or movie
    • - the four characters who figure in Ridley's play
  4. Calculate or work out (an amount or value) arithmetically

  5. Think, consider, or expect to be the case
    • - I figure that wearing a suit makes you look like a bank clerk
    • - for years, teachers had figured him for a dullard
  6. (of a recent event or newly discovered fact) Be logical and unsurprising
    • - well, she supposed that figured
  7. Represent (something) in a diagram or picture
    • - varieties of this Cape genus are figured from drawings made there
  8. Embellish (something) with a pattern
    • - the floors were covered with figured linoleum
  1. A number, esp. one that forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company
    • - official census figures
    • - a figure of 30,000 deaths annually from snakebite
  2. A numerical symbol, esp. any of the ten in Arabic notation
    • - the figure 7
  3. One of a specified number of digits making up a larger number, used to give a rough idea of the order of magnitude
    • - their market price runs into five figures
    • - a six-figure salary
  4. An amount of money
    • - a figure of two thousand dollars
  5. Arithmetical calculations
    • - she has no head for figures
  6. A person's bodily shape, esp. that of a woman and when considered to be attractive
    • - she had always been so proud of her figure
  7. A person seen indistinctly, esp. at a distance
    • - a backpacked figure appeared in the distance
  8. A person of a particular kind, esp. one who is important or distinctive in some way
    • - Williams became something of a cult figure
  9. A representation of a human or animal form in drawing or sculpture
    • - starkly painted figures
  10. A shape defined by one or more lines in two dimensions (such as a circle or a triangle), or one or more surfaces in three dimensions (such as a sphere or a cuboid), either considered mathematically in geometry or used as a decorative design
    • - a red ground with white and blue geometric figures
  11. A diagram or illustrative drawing, esp. in a book or magazine
    • - figure 1 shows an ignition circuit
  12. A movement or series of movements following a prescribed pattern and often beginning and ending at the same point

  13. A pattern formed by the movements of a group of people, for example in square dancing or synchronized swimming, as part of a longer dance or display

  14. The external form or shape of a thing

  15. A short succession of notes producing a single impression

  16. The form of a syllogism, classified according to the position of the middle term

  1. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
  2. calculate: judge to be probable
  3. 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?"
  4. human body: 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"
  5. digit: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
  6. 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"
  7. Figure was a small bay stallion owned by Justin Morgan who became the foundation sire of the Morgan horse breed.
  8. A musical figure is the shortest idea in music, a short succession of notes, often recurring. It may have melodic pitch, harmonic progression and rhythmic (duration). ...
  9. A floating block, also called a figure, in writing and publishing is any graphic, text, table or other representation that is unaligned from the main flow of text. ...
  10. In wood, figure refers to the appearance of wood, as seen on a longitudinal surface (side-grain): a "figured wood" is not plain.
  11. A drawing or representation conveying information; A person or thing representing a certain consciousness; A human figure, which dress or corset must fit to; the shape of human body; A numeral; A number; A shape; A visible pattern as in wood or cloth; A dance figure; A figure of speech; To solve ...
  12. It figures
  13. (FIGURES) means that the following words are to be copied as numbers.
  14. (Figures) A bowler's "figures", are his stats for a game (or season, or career). Written like this 8 - 3 - 20 - 4, these numbers refer to (8) the number of overs bowled, (3) maiden overs bowled (20) runs conceded by the bowler (including no balls and wides) and (4)wickets taken.
  15. (Figures) Ratings assigned to a horse's past races judging how fast or how well he or she performed that day. Some are simple and some are advanced calculations of speed. Your program or racing newspaper will have an explanation how they arrive at their "figs."
  16. (Figures) The different kinds of standard (more or less!) movements that dancers perform with other members of their set.
  17. (Figures) This is a position where the swimmer's legs are above the water and their arms doing the propelling.
  18. (Figures) china pieces in a reduced scale model or version of some animal, vehicle, person or thing, as an ornament or toys.
  19. (figures) fantasies. (Julius Caesar)
  20. Separate shape(s) distinguishable from a background or ground.
  21. To dream of figures, indicates great mental distress and wrong. You will be the loser in a big deal if not careful of your actions and conversation.
  22. is the pattern that the grain of a timber makes across the board (the gently curving lines), depending on how the timber is cut.
  23. A representation of an object by the coordinates of a specified set of points, the landmarks.
  24. Another name for aspect, or depending upon the context, the birth chart itself.
  25. advance & retire : left/ right arm turn : basket : cast off : double ladies’ chain : grand chain : ladies’ chain : right/ left circle : cross over : diamond : do-si-do : figure of eight : left/ right hand turn : hands four/ six : [straight] hey : circular hey : ladies to centre : lead down : ...