Bedeutung von “figure” — Learner’s Dictionary

figure

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈfɪɡər/
Extra Examples
Write the number in figures rather than words.Please write the amount in figures on your cheque.Just enter the number in figures.The software recognizes figures.The amount should be written in figures.
SYMBOL

B1 a symbol for a number:

Write down the amount in words and figures.
He's now being paid a six-figure salary.
single/double, etc figures

numbers from 0 to 9/numbers from 10 to 99, etc

AMOUNT

B1 a number that expresses an amount, especially in official documents:

Government figures show a rise in unemployment.
TYPE OF PERSON

B2 a particular type of person, often someone important or famous:

a mysterious figure
Lincoln was a major figure in American politics.
PERSON

B2 a person that you cannot see clearly:

I could see two figures in the distance.
BODY SHAPE

B1 the shape of someone's body, usually an attractive shape:

She's got a good figure for her age.
PICTURE written abbreviation fig.

a picture or drawing in a book or document, usually with a number:

Look at the graph shown in Figure 2.
→ See also father figure

(Definition von “figure noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)