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 for figured
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  patterned \patterned\ adj.
     Having describable patterns, especially patterns of colors.
     [Narrower terms: banded, blotched, blotchy, splotched,
     brindled, brindle, brinded, tabby, burled, checked,
     checkered, dappled, mottled, dotted, flecked, specked,
     speckled, stippled, figured, floral, flowered, laced,
     marbled, marbleized, moire, watered, pinstriped,
     pinstripe(prenominal), slashed, streaked, spotted,
     sprigged, streaked, streaky, striped, stripy,
     tessellated, veined, venose] plain, solid
     [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Figure \Fig"ure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Figured; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Figuring.] [F. figurer, L. figurare, fr. figura. See
     Figure, n.]
     1. To represent by a figure, as to form or mold; to make an
        image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion into
        a determinate form; to shape.
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              If love, alas! be pain I bear,
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              No thought can figure, and no tongue declare.Prior.
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     2. To embellish with design; to adorn with figures.
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              The vaulty top of heaven
              Figured quite o'er with burning meteors. --Shak.
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     3. To indicate by numerals; also, to compute.
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              As through a crystal glass the figured hours are
              seen.                                 --Dryden.
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     4. To represent by a metaphor; to signify or symbolize.
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              Whose white vestments figure innocence. --Shak.
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     5. To prefigure; to foreshow.
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              In this the heaven figures some event. --Shak.
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     6. (Mus.)
        (a) To write over or under the bass, as figures or other
            characters, in order to indicate the accompanying
        (b) To embellish.
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     To figure out, to solve; to compute or find the result of.
     To figure up, to add; to reckon; to compute the amount of.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Figured \Fig"ured\, a.
     1. Adorned with figures; marked with figures; as, figured
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     2. Not literal; figurative. [Obs.] --Locke.
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     3. (Mus.)
        (a) Free and florid; as, a figured descant. See
            Figurate, 3.
        (b) Indicated or noted by figures.
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     Figured bass. See Continued bass, under Continued.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (of e.g. fabric design) adorned with patterns; "my dress
             is richly figured"- Amy Lowell

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "figured":
     adorned, allusive, arranged, beaded, bedecked, bedizened,
     befrilled, bejeweled, beribboned, bespangled, blueprinted,
     calculated, charted, colored, contrived, decked out, decorated,
     designed, devised, embellished, embroidered, fancy, feathered,
     festooned, figurative, florid, flowered, flowery, garnished,
     in the works, jeweled, lush, luxuriant, mannered, metaphorical,
     methodized, on the agenda, on the anvil, on the calendar,
     on the carpet, on the docket, on the tapis, organized, ornamented,
     ornate, overcharged, overloaded, planned, plotted, plumed,
     projected, purple, rationalized, referential, scheduled,
     schematized, set, shaped, spangled, spangly, strategetic,
     strategic, studded, sur le tapis, systematized, tactical,
     tricked out, trimmed, trolatitious, tropological, worked out,

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