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Noun: figuring  fi-g(y)u-ring
  1. Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    - calculation, computation, reckoning
Verb: figure  fi-g(y)u(r)
  1. Judge to be probable
    - calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, forecast
     
  2. Be or play a part of or in
    "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?"; "Elections figure prominently in every government program";
    - enter
     
  3. Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    - visualize, visualise [Brit], envision, project, fancy, see, picture, image
     
  4. [N. Amer] (mathematics) make a mathematical calculation or computation
    - calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon
     
  5. Understand
    "He didn't figure her"

Derived forms: figurings

See also: figure out

Type of: apprehend, be, compass, comprehend, conceive of, dig, envisage, evaluate, get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer], ideate, imagine, judge, pass judgment, problem solving, reason, savvy

Encyclopedia: Figuring

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