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figuring

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the act or process of performing mathematical operations to find a value
  • the figuring of the cost of the car repair was rushed, and so it bears little resemblance to the actual result

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figuring

verb
present participle of figure

Synonyms & Antonyms of figuring (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement
  • let's figure the juice in the pan to be about a cup and just add it to the mix

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3 to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations
  • the car dealer figured that our monthly car payment would be $357

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4 to have as an opinion
  • the father figures that girls should have the same athletic opportunities as boys and supports his daughter's interest in soccer

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“Figuring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/figuring. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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