Synonyms of figure in English:



  • 1 the production figure
    statistic, number, quantity, amount, level, total, sum; (figures) data, information
  • 2 the second figure was 9
    digit, numeral, numerical symbol
  • 3 he can't put a figure on it
    price, cost, amount, value, valuation
  • 7 a figure of authority
    person, personage, individual, man, woman, character, personality; representative, embodiment, personification, epitome
  • 8 life-size figures
    human representation, effigy, model, statue


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  • 1 a beast figuring in Egyptian legend
    feature, appear, be featured, be mentioned, be referred to, have prominence, crop up
  • 4 “Charlotte's late.” “That figures.”
    make sense, seem reasonable, stand to reason, be to be expected, be logical, follow, ring true


figure on

they figured on paying about $100 plan oncount onrely onbank onbargain ondepend onpin one's hopes onanticipateexpect to (be)

figure out

he tried to figure out how to switch on the lamp work outfathompuzzle outdecipherascertainmake sense ofthink throughget to the bottom ofunderstandcomprehendseegraspget the hang ofget the drift of informalcrackBritish informaltwig

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