figure into (something)

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figure into (something)

To be a factor or consideration in something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "figure" and "into." Did my feelings figure into your thought process at all? Oh yes, the great schools in this area definitely figured into our decision to buy a house here.
See also: figure

figure into

v.
1. To include something in making a calculation or drawing a conclusion: We have to figure the possibility of a flat tire into our travel plans.
2. To be included or require inclusion in order to make a calculation or conclusion: The decline in profits figured into the manager's recent decision.
See also: figure