- COMB in ADJ: ADJ n-figure combines with a number, usually `five', `six', or `seven', to form adjectives which say how many figures are in a number. These adjectives usually describe a large amount of money. For example, a six-figure sum is between 100,000 and 999,999.
Columbia Pictures paid him a six-figure sum for the film rights.
...collectors' pieces which change hands for five-figure sums.
English dictionary. 2008.