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1

Include, add in. For example, Did you figure in the travel expense?

2

Play a part in, as in His speaking ability definitely figured in his being chosen for the lead, or Their reduced income figures in all their recent decisions.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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