fig·​ured | \ ˈfi-gyərd How to pronounce figured (audio) , British and often US ˈfi-gərd \

Definition of figured

1 : adorned with, formed into, or marked with a figure figured muslin figured wood
2 : being represented : portrayed
3 : indicated by figures

Examples of figured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By midnight, her breathing seemed slightly shallow but figured that was just the congestion building. Georgia Slater,, 13 July 2021 If electric vehicles are doing the traveling, governments still haven’t quite figured out how to charge them for it. Aarian Marshall, Wired, 27 May 2021 Being able to focus on the swing that created me, that was something that power, slugging or whatever, extra bases, will come into play once that thing is kind of figured out. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 May 2021 Check out the list below for all of the dope queens securing the production bag with full-figured multi-million dollar deals, first-look agreements, and more. Essence, 19 May 2021 There are also players who have plenty of raw talent, but haven't quite figured out how to channel it in the proper direction – at least, not yet. Jesse Yomtov, USA TODAY, 3 Mar. 2021 The motive for a Christmas Day murder-suicide in Windsor Locks remains unknown, police said, but COVID-19 figured significantly in the final days of John and Cindy Liquori. Jesse Leavenworth,, 28 Dec. 2020 The Miami Dolphins continue to deliver competitive games in 2020, but this young squad hasn’t quite figured out how to win close contests yet. Omar Kelly,, 5 Oct. 2020 This WiFi extender recently took our tip-top spot for our roundup of the Best WiFi Extenders, thanks to its combination of full-figured features and pure speed. Lee Neikirk, USA TODAY, 25 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of figured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 Jul 2021

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“Figured.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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