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Definition of figure out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

figure out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    figure somebody/somethingout

     
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  1. 1to think about someone or something until you understand them/it We couldn't figure her out. figure out how, what, etc… I can't figure out how to do this.
  2. 2to calculate an amount or the cost of something synonym work somethingout figure out how, what, etc… Have you figured out how much the trip will cost?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: figure out