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Translation of "figure" - English-Spanish dictionary

figure

noun /ˈfiɡə, (American) ˈfiɡjər/
the form or shape of a person figura A mysterious figure came towards me That girl has got a good figure. a (geometrical) shape figura The page was covered with a series of triangles, squares and other geometrical figures. a symbol representing a number cifra, número a six-figure telephone number. a diagram or drawing to explain something diagrama The parts of a flower are shown in figure 3. figurative /-rətiv/ adjective of or using figures of speech figurado figurative language. figuratively adverb figuradamente, metafóricamente The word is being used figuratively in this sentence. figurehead noun a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power títere 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. figura de proa figure of speech noun one of several devices (eg metaphor, simile) for using words not with their ordinary meanings but to make a striking effect. figura retórica figure out phrasal verb to understand comprender I can’t figure out why he said that.
(Definition of figure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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