
Noun: figuring fig(y)uring Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
 calculation, computation, reckoning Verb: figure fig(y)u(r) Judge to be probable
 calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, forecast  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  Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
 visualize, visualise [Brit], envision, project, fancy, see, picture, image  [N. Amer] (mathematics) make a mathematical calculation or computation
 calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon  Understand
"He didn't figure her"
Derived forms: figurings See also: figure out Type of: apprehend, be, compass, comprehend, conceive of, dig [informal], envisage, evaluate, get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer, informal], ideate, imagine, judge, pass judgment, problem solving, reason, savvy Encyclopedia: Figuring Figure 