(one) figures (that)

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(one) figures (that)

One presumes or anticipates (that); one reckons or thinks (that). If we can maintain these increasing profits, I figure that we'll be able to open a second branch by the end of the year. Mom figures it's time I moved out and found a place of my own to live.
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References in classic literature ?
But he could give little artistic assistance about the black figure that he and Seymour had seen.
It is no jest," replied in a deep voice the masked figure that held the lantern.
No," said the man, "I have been trying to figure that out.