Synonyms of figure in English:

figure


See definition of figure

noun

1‘the production figure is down 27 per cent’

SYNONYMS

statistic, number, integer, quantity, amount, level, total, sum

data, information, particulars

2‘the second figure was a nine’

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digit, numeral, numerical symbol, character

rare cipher

3‘he can't put a figure on how much this is going to cost’

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price, cost, amount, quantity, value, valuation, quotation, quote, rate

total, sum, aggregate

humorous, informal damage

4‘I'm good at figures’

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arithmetic, mathematics, sums, calculations, reckoning, computation, numbers, statistics, counting

British informal maths

North American informal math

"figures"

5‘her petite, curvaceous figure’

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physique, build, frame, body, proportions, torso, shape, form, stature

informal vital statistics, chassis, bod

6‘a dark figure emerged from the shadows’

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silhouette, outline, shape, form, profile, shadow

7‘a figure of authority’

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person, personage, individual, man, woman, character, personality, presence

representative, embodiment, personification, epitome, symbol, representation, exemplification, exemplar

8‘the show features life-size figures’

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human representation, image of a person, effigy

likeness

9‘the figure that is formed when a smaller square is cut out of a large square’

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shape, pattern, design, motif, device, depiction

10‘this structure is shown in figure 4’

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diagram, illustration, drawing, picture, plate, graphic, sketch, chart, plan, map


verb

1‘an awesome beast who figured in Egyptian legend’

SYNONYMS

feature, appear, be featured, be mentioned, be referred to

participate, play a part, play a role, be conspicuous, have prominence, have a place

star

2‘a way to figure the values’

SYNONYMS

calculate, work out, total, sum, reckon, compute, enumerate, determine, evaluate, quantify, assess, count, add up, put a figure on, tally, totalize, gauge

British tot up

rare cast

3‘I figured that I didn't have much of a chance’

SYNONYMS

suppose, think, believe, fancy, consider, expect, take it, suspect, have a sneaking suspicion, sense

North American informal assume, dare say, conclude, take it as read, presume, be of the opinion, trust

North American informal deduce, infer, gather, glean, divine

North American informal guess

4‘‘Rosemary's away.’ ‘That figures.’’

SYNONYMS

make sense, be understandable, seem reasonable, stand to reason, be to be expected, be logical, follow, add up, stand up, hold up

North American informal ring true, be convincing

North American informal be likely, be probable, go without saying


Phrases

    figure on

      ‘I figured on starting the day with a good breakfast’

      SYNONYMS

      plan on, calculate on, count on, rely on, bank on, bargain on, depend on, pin one's hopes on

      North American informal

      anticipate, expect to, take for granted, take as read

    figure something out

      ‘he tried to figure out how to switch on the lamp’

      SYNONYMS

      work out, make out, fathom, reason, puzzle out, decipher, solve, ascertain, make sense of, think out, think through, get to the bottom of, find an answer to, find an solution to, unravel, untangle

      informal

      understand, comprehend, see, grasp, get the hang of, get the drift of

      informal

      calculate, compute, reckon, assess

      informal

      make head or tail of, twig, crack

      British informal

      suss out