figure (Noun) — A diagram or picture illustrating textual material. ex. "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
figure (Noun) — An alternative name for the body of a human being. ex. "Leonardo studied the figure"
figure (Noun) — One of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration. ex. "0 and 1 are figures"
figure (Noun) — A model of a bodily form (especially of a person). ex. "he made a figure of Santa Claus"
figure (Noun) — A well-known or notable person. ex. "she is an important figure in modern music"
figure (Noun) — A combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape.
figure (Noun) — An amount of money expressed numerically. ex. "a figure of $17 was suggested"
figure (Noun) — The impression produced by a person. ex. "he cut a fine figure" ex. "a heroic figure"
figure (Noun) — The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals. ex. "the figure was about a thousand"
figure (Noun) — Language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense.
figure (Noun) — A unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground.
figure (Noun) — A decorative or artistic work. ex. "the coach had a figure on the doors"
figure (Noun) — A predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating. ex. "she made the best score on compulsory figures"
figure (Verb) — Judge to be probable.
figure (Verb) — Be or play a part of or in. ex. "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?" ex. "Elections figure prominently in every government program"
figure (Verb) — Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind.
figure (Verb) — (mathematics) make a mathematical calculation or computation.
figure (Verb) — Understand. ex. "He didn't figure her"