The definition of a figure is a number, a certain amount of money, a person's body shape or a notable person with an important or unique characteristic.

(Computing, mathematics) The diminished radix complement of a number; the nines' complement of a decimal number; the ones' complement of a binary number.

(Mathematics) The operation that, for positive integers, consists of increasing by a definite number of increments of 1. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the additive properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.

(Astronomy) To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax.

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Find another word for sums. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sums, like: totals, amounts, aggregates, totalities, piths, hearts, centers, cores, worths, values and tallies.

He borrowed large sums from bankers, curials, princes and Jews.

When it deals with matters involving larger sums an appeal lies to the courts of appeal.

He took a passionate delight in the pursuit of knowledge from his very infancy, and is reported to have worked out long arithmetical sums by means of pebbles and biscuit crumbs before he knew the figures.

From every dispute which he had with the central authorities at Paris he emerged victorious; and he took care to assure his ascendancy by sending presents to the Directors, large sums to the nearly bankrupt treasury and works of art to the museums of Paris.