Übersetzung von “figure” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

figure

verbfigure /ˈfɪgyər/
transitive-intransitive informal to think sth is true or will happen
s'imaginer

I figured (that) he was too embarrassed to show up.
Je m'imaginais qu'il était trop gêné pour se montrer.
it/that figures
spoken indicates you think sth is likely or not surprising
ça paraît logique

"He's not here." "Yeah, that figures - he hates these events."
"Il n'est pas là." "Oui, ça paraît logique ; il déteste ces manifestations."

figure out

verb phrasalfigure out [ ˈfɪgyər ˈaʊt ]
to think about in order to understand
arriver à comprendre

I can't figure out how the parts fit together.
Je n'arrive pas à comprendre comment on assemble ces pièces.

She couldn't figure him out at all.
Elle n'arivait pas du tout à le comprendre.

figure

noun countablefigure /ˈfɪgyər/
=number a calculated number or amount
chiffre masculine

What are the figures for sales last year?
Quels sont les chiffres des ventes de l'année dernière ?
put a figure on sth
Brit to say how much sth will cost
chiffrer
Brit a numeral
chiffre masculine , nombre masculine

Write the number in words and figures.
Ecrivez le nombre en lettres et en chiffres.
a person or type of person
personne feminine , personnage masculine , figure feminine

In the dark she saw a figure coming towards her.
Dans l'obscurité, elle vit une personne s'avançant vers elle.

important figures in American history
les personnages importants de l'histoire américaine
sb's body shape
silhouette feminine

a youthful figure
une silhouette jeune
(in math) a shape
figure feminine

a 2D figure
une figure à deux dimensions
a diagram showing information
figure feminine

Refer to figure 3 on page 56.
Référez-vous à la figure 3 sur la page 56.
a figure of speech
a phrase that uses figurative language
une figure de style

To say you feel "like a fish out of water" is a figure of speech.
Dire qu'on se sent "comme un poisson hors de l'eau" est une figure de style.

(Übersetzung von “figure” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

figure

noun /ˈfiɡə, (American) ˈfiɡjər/

the form or shape of a person

silhouette
A mysterious figure came towards me
That girl has got a good figure.

a (geometrical) shape

figure
The page was covered with a series of triangles, squares and other geometrical figures.

a symbol representing a number

chiffre
a six-figure telephone number.

a diagram or drawing to explain something

figure
The parts of a flower are shown in figure 3.
figurative /-rətiv/ adjective

of or using figures of speech

figuré
figurative language.
figuratively adverb

métaphoriquement
figurehead noun

a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power

prête-nom
She is the real leader of the party – he is only a figurehead.

an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.

figure de proue
figure of speech

one of several devices (eg metaphor, simile) for using words not with their ordinary meanings but to make a striking effect.

façon de parler
figure out

to understand

arriver à comprendre
I can’t figure out why he said that.

figure

verb

to think, estimate or consider

penser
I figured that you would arrive before half past eight.

(Übersetzung von “figure” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)