Share this entry

Share this page

figure

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪgə(r); (AmE) ˈfɪgjər/

Translation of figure in French:

n

  • 1 chiffre (m) a four-figure number un nombre de quatre chiffres in double figures à deux chiffres
  • 2 (person) personnage (m) well-known figure personnalité (f) célèbre father figure image (f) du père
  • 3 (body shape) ligne (f) to lose one's figure prendre de l'embonpoint

vi

Phrasal verbs

figure out

trouver [answer, reason] to figure out who/why arriver à comprendre qui/pourquoi

Definition of figure in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day verbose
Pronunciation: vərˈbōs
adjective
using more words than are needed…