figure out


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Synonyms for figure out

find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

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The first thing you need to do is to figure out how many outs you have.
She simplified the story and tried to accommodate those in the audience who couldn't quite figure out whether they should be looking at the band and listening to the dancers or vice versa.
At one table, Ramesh Chandra Sethi of Senior Citizens Home and Services in Bombay--AAHSA's first member from India--said he "came to learn about facilities, trends, design, and care--and then figure out how to Indianize it.
You could sit at home and figure out the odds for every possible combination of draws, and then memorise them - but you would need a better memory than I have.
Why can't some of the great economic and political minds in the state figure out something that won't unfairly burden new buyers without scaring the wits out of those who have lived in their homes for years?