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

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That’s made clear in a new report on global billionaires from Wealth-X, which surveys the landscape of the ten-figured titans. Theodore Schleifer, Recode, "There are 143 tech billionaires around the world, and half of them live in Silicon Valley," 19 May 2018 The trinity: Smoke Shack’s sausage ($2.25 a link) did a Jekyll and Hyde thing, going pale, flabby and smokeless one time, then full-figured, tawny and campfire-smoky the next. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Smoke Shack," 4 May 2018 Slightly surprising - figured league would want a new partner, and YouTube is very interested in live sports. Peter Kafka, Recode, "The NFL is streaming Thursday night games on Amazon again (which means they won’t be on YouTube)," 26 Apr. 2018 Available in sizes up to 4X. Sports Bras: For almost 100 years, this independent company has been focused on providing comfortable and well-fitting bras to full-figured women. Louise Green, SELF, "40 of the Best Plus-Size Fitness Brands You Need to Know," 10 Mar. 2018 Since starting her own full-service agency in 2011, Anna has been working behind-the-scenes to change people’s attitudes about working with full-figured women who are described in the U.K. as curve models. Shammara Lawrence, Teen Vogue, "European Designers Are Discriminating Against Plus Size Models," 5 Mar. 2018 While sometimes only the full-figured, sugary indulgence of red-label Coca-Cola will truly satisfy a craving, more practical beverages often will do the trick—witness Coke Zero. Car and Driver, "2018 10Best Trucks and SUVs: The Best Models in Every Segment," 30 Jan. 2018 Greta Thyssen, the full-figured Danish beauty who doubled for Marilyn Monroe, dated Cary Grant and starred opposite the Three Stooges, has died. Rhett Bartlett, The Hollywood Reporter, "Actress Greta Thyssen, Blonde Bombshell of the 1950s and '60s, Dies at 90," 9 Jan. 2018 As the below video points out, news anchors haven't quite figured out how to say it yet. 2. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Steven Mnuchin: 12 Things to Know About Trump's Treasury Secretary," 6 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of figured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of figured was in the 15th century

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