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Synonyms for fig

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. figure, fignoun

    a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

    "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"

    number, form, design, trope, physical body, material body, figure of speech, frame, image, figure, name, build, common fig tree, chassis, shape, anatomy, bod, flesh, pattern, soma, common fig, digit, public figure, human body, physique

  2. fig, common fig, common fig tree, Ficus caricanoun

    Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit

    common fig tree, common fig, figure

  3. Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, FIG, Al-Jama'a al-Islamiyyah al-Muqatilah bi-Libya, Libyan Fighting Group, Libyan Islamic Groupnoun

    a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi

    common fig tree, common fig, figure

  4. fignoun

    fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried

    common fig tree, common fig, figure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fignoun

    fico, snap, fillip

  2. fignoun

    Associated words:
    caprification, caricous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fig":

    figure, figs, figurative

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How to use fig in a sentence?

  1. Menander:

    I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.

  2. Marcus Aurelius:

    Nothing important comes into being overnight; even grapes or figs need time to ripen. If you say that you want a fig now, I will tell you to be patient. First, you must allow the tree to flower, then put forth fruit; then you have to wait until the fruit is ripe. So if the fruit of a fig tree is not brought to maturity instantly or in an hour, how do you expect the human mind to come to fruition, so quickly and easily?

  3. Charles Dickens:

    Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.

  4. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    Is Russia really committed to a peace process or is it using the peace process as a fig leaf to try to deliver some kind of military victory for Assad that creates an Alawite mini state in the northwest of Syria?

  5. J. Hart:

    Fig Newton The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.

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