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figure

verb
 
 
/ˈfɪɡər/
BE PART [I] to be a part of something, or to appear in something: Love figures in most pop songs.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
THINK [T] to decide something after thinking about it: [+ (that)] I figured that it was time to tell her the truth.Concluding and deducing
that/it figures informal something you say when you expected something to happen: "I've run out of money, Mum." "That figures."Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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