figure on doing

figure on (someone or something)

1. To depend or rely on someone or something. I thought we could figure on your help with this event, but I guess not.
2. To anticipate something. The kids always figure on my financial assistance, and that needs to stop before I go broke!
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figure on doing something

to plan on something. I figured on arriving at the party around eight o'clock. Jane figured on spending $25 on dinner.
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