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figure

fig·ure

figure

 
 
pronunciation:
fIg yr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
figure out
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a number or other symbol in writing that is not a letter of the alphabet. Some examples of figures are "3" and "&."
similar words:
character, sign, symbol
definition 2: the shape of a human body.
His figure hasn't changed in twenty years.
similar words:
body, cut, frame
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: figured, figures, figuring
definition: to find an answer to by using numbers.
I figured the cost of the party by adding up how much I spent on food and drinks.
synonyms:
calculate, compute
similar words:
add up, estimate
phrase: figure out
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