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figures on

phrase , present tense third-person singular of figure on

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1 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • Let's figure on leaving around 6:30.
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aims, allows [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspires, calculates, contemplates, designs, goes [chiefly Southern & Midland], intends, looks, means, meditates, plans, proposes, purports, purposes

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2 to give consideration to (as unexpected circumstances or contingencies)
  • We figure on a few setbacks along the way.
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3 to place reliance or trust
  • She figures on her friends to come through when she needs them.
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