Definition Of figure
a number, especially one that forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company.
official census figures
a person's bodily shape, especially that of a woman and when considered to be attractive.
she had always been so proud of her figure
a shape defined by one or more lines in two dimensions (such as a circle or a triangle), or one or more surfaces in three dimensions (such as a sphere or a cuboid), either considered mathematically in geometry or used as a decorative design.
a red ground with white and blue geometric figures
a short succession of notes producing a single impression.
Their textures are dominated by right-hand melodies against chordal accompaniment figures .
be a significant and noticeable part of something.
the issue of nuclear policy figured prominently in the talks
Example Of figure
figure 1 shows an ignition circuit
a backpacked figure appeared in the distance
a dark figure emerged from the shadows
a dark figure slipped past him
An exemplary soldier, freedom fighter, potter or weaver could also figure in the list.