# Digit vs. Figure

## Difference Between Digit and Figure

#### Digitnoun

A human finger or toe.

#### Figurenoun

A written or printed symbol representing something other than a letter, especially a number.

#### Digitnoun

A corresponding part in other vertebrates.

#### Figurenoun

figures Mathematical calculations

*good at figures.*

#### Digitnoun

A unit of length derived from the breadth of a finger and equal to about 34 of an inch (2.0 centimeters).

#### Figurenoun

An amount represented in numbers

*sold for a large figure.*

#### Digitnoun

One of the ten Arabic number symbols, 0 through 9.

#### Figurenoun

figures One of the digits specified as making up a larger number

*a salary in the six figures.*

#### Digitnoun

Such a symbol used in a system of numeration.

#### Figurenoun

(Mathematics) A geometric form consisting of any combination of points, lines, or planes

*A triangle is a plane figure.*

#### Digitnoun

digits Slang A telephone number

*She gave me her digits, and I put them in my phone.*

#### Figurenoun

The outline, form, or silhouette of a thing

*saw the figure of a cat in the window.*

#### Digitnoun

(mathematics) The whole numbers from 0 to 9 and the Arabic numerals representing them, which are combined to represent base-ten numbers.

*The number 123.4 has four digits: the hundreds digit is 1, the tens digit is 2, the units digit is 3, and the tenths digit is 4.*

#### Figurenoun

The shape or form of a human body

*a fashion model with an attractive figure.*

#### Digitnoun

(mathematics) A distinct symbol representing one of an arithmetic progression of numbers between 0 and the radix.

*Hexadecimal numeration (Base sixteen) includes the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 but also A (=10 decimal), B, C, D, E, and F. Sixteen itself is written as the two-digit number 10.*

#### Figurenoun

An indistinct object or shape

*The figures in the mist turned out to be lampposts.*

#### Digitnoun

the apparent diameter of the sun or moon, (chiefly) as a measure of the totality of an eclipse.

*A six-digit eclipse covers half the lunar surface.*

#### Figurenoun

A person, especially a well-known one

*a famous historical figure.*

#### Digitnoun

A unit of length notionally based upon the width of an adult human finger, standardized differently in various places and times, (especially) the English digit of 16{{nbsp}}foot (about 1.9{{nbsp}}cm).

#### Figurenoun

Impression or appearance made

*cut a dashing figure at the reception.*

#### Digitnoun

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#### Figurenoun

A person, animal, or object that symbolizes something.

#### Digitnoun

(anatomy) A narrow extremity of the human hand or foot: a finger, thumb, or toe.

#### Figurenoun

A pictorial or sculptural representation, especially of the human body.

#### Digitnoun

(zoology) Similar or similar-looking structures in other animals.

#### Figurenoun

A diagram

*drew a figure of the office layout.*

#### Digitnoun

: 360 of a circle.

#### Figurenoun

A design or pattern, as in a textile

*silk with a paisley figure.*

#### Digitverb

(transitive) To point at or point out with the finger.

#### Figurenoun

An illustration printed from an engraved plate or block.

#### Digitnoun

one of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers;

*0 and 1 are digits*

#### Figurenoun

A configuration or distinct group of steps in a dance.

#### Digitnoun

the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

#### Figurenoun

A pattern traced by a series of movements, as in ice skating.

#### Digitnoun

a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates

#### Figurenoun

(Music) A brief melodic or harmonic unit often constituting the basis of a larger phrase or structure.

#### Figurenoun

(Logic) Any one of the forms that a syllogism can take, given one of the four possible arrangements of the middle term.

#### Figureverb

(Mathematics) To calculate with numbers

*figured the sum to be nearly a million.*

#### Figureverb

To make a likeness of; depict.

#### Figureverb

To adorn with a design or figures.

#### Figureverb

To write a sequence of conventionalized numbers below or above (the bassline) to indicate harmony.

#### Figureverb

To embellish with an ornamental pattern.

#### Figureverb

To conclude, believe, or predict

*I never figured that this would happen.*

#### Figureverb

To consider or regard

*figured them as con artists.*

#### Figureverb

(Mathematics) To calculate; compute.

#### Figureverb

To be or seem important or prominent

*a key fact that figures in our understanding of what happened.*

#### Figureverb

To be pertinent or involved

*His advice barely figured in my decision.*

#### Figureverb

(Informal) To seem reasonable or expected

*“I found my keys in the sofa.” “Well, that figures, given that you were sitting there last night.”.*

#### Figurenoun

A drawing or diagram conveying information.

#### Figurenoun

The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modelling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body.

*a figure in bronze; a figure cut in marble*

#### Figurenoun

A person or thing representing a certain consciousness.

#### Figurenoun

The appearance or impression made by the conduct or career of a person.

*He cut a sorry figure standing there in the rain.*

#### Figurenoun

(obsolete) Distinguished appearance; magnificence; conspicuous representation; splendour; show.

#### Figurenoun

A human figure, which dress or corset must fit to; the shape of a human body.

#### Figurenoun

A numeral.

#### Figurenoun

A number.

#### Figurenoun

A shape.

#### Figurenoun

A visible pattern as in wood or cloth.

*The muslin was of a pretty figure.*

#### Figurenoun

A dance figure, a complex dance move^{W}.

#### Figurenoun

A figure of speech.

#### Figurenoun

(logic) The form of a syllogism with respect to the relative position of the middle term.

#### Figurenoun

(astrology) A horoscope; the diagram of the aspects of the astrological houses.

#### Figurenoun

(music) Any short succession of notes, either as melody or as a group of chords, which produce a single complete and distinct impression.

#### Figurenoun

(music) A form of melody or accompaniment kept up through a strain or passage; a motif; a florid embellishment.

#### Figureverb

To solve a mathematical problem.

#### Figureverb

To come to understand.

*I can't figure if he's telling the truth or lying.*

#### Figureverb

To be reasonable.

*It figures that somebody like him would be upset about the situation.*

#### Figureverb

(transitive) To enter, be a part of.

#### Figureverb

(obsolete) To represent by a figure, as to form or mould; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion into a determinate form; to shape.

#### Figureverb

To embellish with design; to adorn with figures.

#### Figureverb

(obsolete) To indicate by numerals.

#### Figureverb

To represent by a metaphor; to signify or symbolize.

#### Figureverb

(obsolete) To prefigure; to foreshow.

#### Figureverb

(music) To write over or under the bass, as figures or other characters, in order to indicate the accompanying chords.

#### Figureverb

(music) To embellish.

#### Figurenoun

a diagram or picture illustrating textual material;

*the area covered can be seen from Figure 2*

#### Figurenoun

alternative names for the body of a human being;

*Leonardo studied the human body*

*he has a strong physique*

*the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak*

#### Figurenoun

one of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers;

*0 and 1 are digits*

#### Figurenoun

a model of a bodily form (especially of a person);

*he made a figure of Santa Claus*

#### Figurenoun

a well-known or notable person;

*they studied all the great names in the history of France*

*she is an important figure in modern music*

#### Figurenoun

a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

#### Figurenoun

an amount of money expressed numerically;

*a figure of $17 was suggested*

#### Figurenoun

the impression produced by a person;

*he cut a fine figure*

*a heroic figure*

#### Figurenoun

the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals;

*he had a number of chores to do*

*the number of parameters is small*

*the figure was about a thousand*

#### Figurenoun

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

#### Figurenoun

a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground

#### Figurenoun

a decorative or artistic work;

*the coach had a design on the doors*

#### Figurenoun

a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating;

*she made the best score on compulsory figures*

#### Figureverb

judge to be probable

#### Figureverb

be or play a part of or in;

*Elections figure prominently in every government program*

*How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?*

#### Figureverb

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;

*I can't see him on horseback!*

*I can see what will happen*

*I can see a risk in this strategy*

#### Figureverb

make a mathematical calculation or computation

#### Figureverb

understand;

*He didn't figure her*