Synonyms for figure

Synonyms for (noun) figure

Synonyms: figure

Definition: a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating

Usage: she made the best score on compulsory figures

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, play

Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill

Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop


Synonyms: design, figure, pattern

Definition: a decorative or artistic work

Usage: the coach had a design on the doors

Similar words: decoration, ornament, ornamentation

Definition: something used to beautify


Synonyms: figure

Definition: a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)

Usage: he made a figure of Santa Claus

Similar words: model, simulation

Definition: representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)


Synonyms: figure

Definition: the impression produced by a person

Usage: he cut a fine figure; a heroic figure

Similar words: effect, impression

Definition: an outward appearance

Usage: he made a good impression; I wanted to create an impression of success; she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting


Synonyms: number, figure

Definition: the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

Usage: he had a number of chores to do; the number of parameters is small; the figure was about a thousand

Similar words: amount

Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion

Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people


Synonyms: material body, physical body, physique, human body, soma, shape, anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame

Definition: alternative names for the body of a human being

Usage: Leonardo studied the human body; he has a strong physique; the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

Similar words: physical structure, body, organic structure

Definition: the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

Usage: he felt as if his whole body were on fire


Synonyms: figure

Definition: a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground

Similar words: percept, perception, perceptual experience

Definition: the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept


Synonyms: fig, figure

Definition: a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

Usage: the area covered can be seen from Figure 2

Similar words: illustration

Definition: artwork that helps make something clear or attractive


Synonyms: figure, figure of speech, trope, image

Definition: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Similar words: rhetorical device

Definition: a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)


Synonyms: name, figure, public figure

Definition: a well-known or notable person

Usage: they studied all the great names in the history of France; she is an important figure in modern music

Similar words: important person, influential person, personage

Definition: a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events


Synonyms: figure

Definition: an amount of money expressed numerically

Usage: a figure of $17 was suggested

Similar words: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient


Synonyms: figure, digit

Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

Usage: 0 and 1 are digits

Similar words: whole number, integer

Definition: any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

Usage: an integer is a number that is not a fraction


Synonyms: figure

Definition: a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms for (verb) figure

Synonyms: figure

Definition: understand

Usage: He didn't figure her

Similar words: dig, compass, comprehend, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy

Definition: get the meaning of something

Usage: Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?


Synonyms: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation

Similar words: reason

Definition: think logically

Usage: The children must learn to reason


Synonyms: reckon, calculate, count on, forecast, figure, estimate

Definition: judge to be probable

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Definition: form a critical opinion of

Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people


Synonyms: figure, envision, fancy, project, picture, see, image, visualise, visualize

Definition: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

Usage: I can't see him on horseback!; I can see what will happen; I can see a risk in this strategy

Similar words: envisage, conceive of, ideate, imagine

Definition: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

Usage: Can you conceive of him as the president?


Synonyms: enter, figure

Definition: be or play a part of or in

Usage: Elections figure prominently in every government program; How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer