Die Übersetzung von "figure" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈfiɡə, (American) ˈfiɡjər/

the form or shape of a person

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

a (geometrical) shape

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

a symbol representing a number

a six-figure telephone number.

a diagram or drawing to explain something

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

of or using figures of speech

figurative language.
figuratively adverb

figurehead noun

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

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.

(Die Übersetzung von "figure" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)