figure (v.) 1
symbolize, represent, portray
2H4 IV.i.45 [Westmorland to Archbishop] You ... / Whose white investments figure innocence
LC 199 [of men's gifts of pearls and rubies to the woman] Figuring that they their passions likewise lent me / Of grief and blushes
MM I.ii.52 [First Gentleman to Lucio] Thou art always figuring diseases in me
MND I.i.237 [Helena alone, of Cupid] Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste
Sonn 108.2 [] What's in the brain that ink may character / Which hath not figured to thee my true spirit?