it figures

Definition of it figures

US, informal

  1. :  it is reasonable, normal or expected :  it is not surprising It figures that he would be late today. “He's late.” “Well, it figures.”

Word by Word Definitions

figureplay figures
  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

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a trip made at another's expense

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