put a figure on something

put a figure on (something)

To determine, estimate, or provide a monetary value or cost for something. Though they declined to put an exact figure on it, property experts have estimated that the couple's house alone is worth around $17.5 million. I'd love to buy this painting. Put a figure on it for me, and I'll write you a check.
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put a ˈfigure on something

give the exact amount or exact value of something: It’s difficult to put a figure on a table like this, but it’s probably worth about $5 000.
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