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Definitions of figure:

part of speech: verb transitive

To form or shape; to make an image of; to mark with figures or designs; to imagine; to symbolize; to foreshow; to note by figures.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be conspicuous; colloquially, to cipher; calculate.

part of speech: noun

Shape; form; appearance; a character or shape denoting a number; a mode of expression; a type; an emblem; a diagram; in art, a representation of the human body; in rhet., mode of speaking in which words are turned from their ordinary sense- usually termed figure of speech; in logic, the arrangement of the middle term of a syllogism with the two terms of the conclusion; in familiar language, price or value.

part of speech: verb transitive

To form into any determinate shape; show by resemblance; represent; symbolize; adorn or cover with a pattern; calculate or compute.

part of speech: noun

The form of anything in outline; the representation of anything in drawing, etc.; a drawing; a design; a statue; appearance; a character denoting a number; value or price; ( rhet.) a deviation from the ordinary mode of expression, in which words are changed from their literal signification or usage; ( logic) the form of a syllogism with respect to the position of the middle term; steps in a dance; a type or emblem.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make figures; to appear as a distinguished person.

part of speech: noun

The outline or shape of a person or object; appearance; an image or statue; drawn or painted representation of a person; idea; pattern; type; sign or character denoting a number; a movement in a dance; musical phrase, or repeated theme; value or cost; as, the goods were sold at a high figure; a space bounded on all sides by lines or planes; a special or peculiar use of words; as, a figure of speech.

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