Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

figure on

Definition of figure on

US informal

  1. 1 :  to expect to get or have (something) <They weren't figuring on the extra income.>

  2. 2 :  to plan to do (something) <I figure on going downtown later today.>



Word by Word Definitions

figureplay
  1. :  a number symbol :  numeral, digit

    :  arithmetical calculations

    :  a written or printed character

  1. :  to represent by or as if by a figure or outline

    :  to decorate with a pattern

    :  to write figures over or under (the bass) in order to indicate the accompanying chords


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up figure on? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin angry prompt oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ