"figuring" in the noun sense
1. calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning
problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
"figuring" in the verb sense
1. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast
judge to be probable
2. figure, enter
be or play a part of or in
"Elections figure prominently in every government program"
"How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?"
3. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image
imagine conceive of see in one's mind
"I can't see him on horseback!"
"I can see what will happen"
"I can see a risk in this strategy"
4. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
make a mathematical calculation or computation
"He didn't figure her"
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