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Idioms for figure

    cut a figure. cut (defs. 84, 85b).

Origin of figure

First recorded in 1175–1225; Middle English, from Old French, from Latin figūra “shape, trope,” equivalent to fig- (base of fingere “to shape”) + -ūra -ure

synonym study for figure

5. See form.

OTHER WORDS FROM figure

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British Dictionary definitions for figure

figure
/ (ˈfɪɡə, US ˈfɪɡjər) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of figure

figureless, adjectivefigurer, noun

Word Origin for figure

C13: from Latin figūra a shape, from fingere to mould
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Medical definitions for figure

figure
[ fĭgyər ]

n.

A form or shape, as of the human body.
A person representing the essential aspects of a particular role.
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Idioms and Phrases with figure

figure

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