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Definition 1: a diagram or picture illustrating textual material - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where fig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2

Synonyms for fig in the sense of this definition

(fig is a kind of ...) artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

Definition 2: fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried - [noun denoting food]

(fig is a kind of ...) edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh

(... is part of fig) Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit

Definition 3: a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for fig in the sense of this definition

(fig is an instance of ...) a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

(fig belongs to category ...) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

(fig belongs to a domain located in ...) a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum

Definition 4: Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for fig in the sense of this definition

(fig is a kind of ...) any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature

(... is a kind of fig ) wild variety of the common fig used to facilitate pollination of certain figs

(fig is a part of ...) fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried

(fig is a part of ...) the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets

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