verb (intr, preposition) informal, mainly US and Canadian
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Words nearby figure on
Example sentences from the Web for figure on
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There were rumors of shrieks and flashes emanating from the well, and reports of a figure in white.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Their opportunities and earnings are relatively small, and in order to live they must figure closely.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
It was when the face and figure of a great tragedian began to haunt her imagination and stir her senses.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Tressan fell suddenly to groaning and wringing his hands a pathetic figure had it been less absurd.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Idioms and Phrases with figure on
Depend on, count on, as in We figured on your support.
Take into consideration, expect, as in We figured on his being late.
Plan, as in We'll figure on leaving at noon. All three colloquial usages date from about 1900.