Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Shaped or fashioned in a particular way.
  • adj. Decorated with a design; patterned: "My dress is richly figured” ( Amy Lowell).
  • adj. Represented, as in graphic art or sculpture; depicted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of figure.
  • adj. Having a pattern considered attractive appearing on a section.
  • adj. Adorned with a figure or figures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Adorned with figures; marked with figures.
  • adj. Not literal; figurative.
  • adj.
  • adj. Free and florid. See Figurate, 3.
  • adj. Indicated or noted by figures.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Depicted; represented by figures.
  • Adorned with figures: said of any manufactured articles, but especially of those which are intended for surface-decoration or which themselves are decorated superficially: as, figured silk; figured muslin; a figured wall-paper.
  • Figurative.
  • In music, same as figurate, 3.
  • In heraldry, bearing the human face or features; indicating the face as a roundel, especially the sun or moon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of e.g. fabric design) adorned with patterns

Etymologies

From figure +‎ -ed. (Wiktionary)

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