Figure and Pattern

Figure

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Figure noun – A unit of decoration that is repeated all over something (as a fabric).
Usage example: upholstered the chair with a fabric embossed with figures of fleur-de-lis

Pattern is a synonym for figure in design topic. In some cases you can use "Pattern" instead a noun "Figure", when it comes to topics like thing, part, decoration, form. popular alternative
Nearby Words: figured, figuring, figurine, figuration, fig
Synonyms for Figure

Pattern

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Pattern noun – A unit of decoration that is repeated all over something (as a fabric).
Usage example: a coverlet with a nosegay of tiny pink roses as the pattern

Figure is a synonym for pattern in design topic. You can use "Figure" instead the word "Pattern" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as thing, part, decoration, form. popular alternative
Nearby Words: patter, patterned, patterning, pattering, patten
Synonyms for Pattern

How words are described

old old figure old pattern
similar similar figure similar pattern
original original figure original pattern
male male figure male pattern
Other adjectives: blue, black, white, new, strange, historical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / The Witches Furthermore, right now most adults most likely don't believe in witches, but a grand plan like this would no doubt expose their existance to the general public, and it wouldn't be very difficult for the police to see a pattern and figure out what was causing the transformations.
  • Impossible Hourglass Figure Subverted by Sydney having virtually no figure at all but wearing a Wonder Woman pattern T-shirt.
  • Video Game / Borderlands Shotguns that fire in patterns (i.e.: T.K.'s Wave and other similar shotguns) are pretty hard to get a consistent hit in with until you figure out said pattern.
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