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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIGURED

I was enthusiastic over the production when I got it on paper and figured it.

"Yes, they do say so," interrupted the old lady under the figured veil.

“That is about five thousand more than I figured on,” he murmured.

The engineers must have figured this would be a good spot for a field test.

I figured this colt to have a fair chance to win to-day, or be in the money at least.

They figured they would have to keep at it until eleven, working as fast as they could.

The way he figured it, what really counted was bringing her up properly.

Sofa and easy-chairs were covered with figured, glazed chintz.

Captain Eben took a figured handkerchief from his pocket and wiped his forehead.

He figured he had plenty of time because the Yank was crippled.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to represent" (in a picture); see figure (n.). Meaning "to shape into" is early 15c.; "to picture in the mind" is from c.1600; "to make an appearance" is c.1600. Meaning "work out a sum" is from 1833, American English. Related: Figured; figuring.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIGURED

calculated

adjectivefigured by mathematical calculation
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