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Fill in the blank: I can鈥檛 figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Idioms about figure

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

Origin of figure

First recorded in 1175鈥1225; Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fig奴ra 鈥渟hape, trope,鈥 equivalent to fig- (base of fingere 鈥渢o shape鈥) + -奴ra -ure

synonym study for figure

5. See form.

OTHER WORDS FROM figure

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How to use figure in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for figure

figure
/ (藞f瑟伞蓹, US 藞f瑟伞j蓹r) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of figure

figureless, adjectivefigurer, noun

Word Origin for figure

C13: from Latin fig奴ra a shape, from fingere to mould
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Other Idioms and Phrases with figure

figure

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