Sinônimos de figure
an amount expressed in numbersNo one really knows the true figures.
a written symbol for a numberDeduct the second figure from the first.
visible shape or formA figure appeared in the doorway.
She could see only the hazy outline of the trees.
She saw the form of a person coming towards her.
the shapes of the trees against the sky
All he could see was his shadow.
His handsome profile was turned away from us.
the dark silhouette of the castle ruins
a representation in painting or sculpture, esp. of the human bodya life-size bronze figure of a woman
a slim bodily shapeTake pride in your health and your figure.
the smallness of his build
The largest organ in the body is the liver.
belts pulled tight against their bony frames
Lower your torso one inch, and stretch up with your arms.
He has the physique and energy of a man half his age.
a well-known personThe movement is supported by key figures.
MPs, film stars and other important personages
face (informal), , ,
the rights and responsibilities of the individual
character (informal), ,
What an unpleasant character he is!
He suddenly became a somebody.
a radio and television personality
At the age of twelve, he was already a celebrity.
The event brought together worthies from many fields.
The notables attending included five Senators, two Supreme Court judges and three State Governors.
all the big names in rock and pop
He was a visiting dignitary of great importance.
They want to get hold of some minor television notability to open the fete.
an illustration or diagram in a textFigure 26 shows a small circular garden of herbs.
a diagram showing the workings of the engine
She did a drawing of me.
drawing a small picture with coloured chalks
He made his illustrations of birds as he travelled in America.
a sketch of a soldier
the emblem of the Red Cross
a decorative patternThe impulsive singer had the figure cut into his shaven hair.
It's hard to put a figure on the damage.
a sharp increase in the price of petrol
What's the price on that one?
The cost of a loaf of bread has increased five-fold.
The value of his investment has risen by more than 100%.
If you always pay the full amount, this won't affect you.
The companies have a total of 1,776 employees.
The sum of all the angles of a triangle is 180 degrees.
to considerI figure I'll learn from experience.
to be consistent with expectation(informal) When I finished, he said, `Yeah. That figures'.
to be included or play a partI didn't figure in his plans.
to calculate (sums or amounts)Figure the interest rate.
From this we can calculate the total mass in the galaxy.
I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes.
Banks add all the interest and other charges together.
They haven't totalled the exact figures.
I counted the money. It came to more than five hundred pounds.
The `normal' by-election swing against a government is reckoned at about 5 per cent.
When the final numbers are tallied, sales will probably have fallen.
See figure on something
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in the sense of add
to combine (numbers or quantities) so as to make a larger number or quantityBanks add all the interest and other charges together.
in the sense of add up
They arrested her because her statements did not add up.
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