“Figure out”: phrasal verb meaning.

Figure out
Understand, find a solution after some time of logical thinking or some research.

Other examples of “figure out” phrasal verb in a sentence

  • I can’t figure out the solution.
  • Try to figure out what she wants to do.
  • He is strange. I can’t figure him out.

“Figure out”: use in context explanation

Gina wants to check what Dick watches on the internet and what websites he visits. To do it she needs to know his password to enter the computer. She thinks and tries to figure out the password. She thinks it may have her name in it and she tries different versions but it isn’t correct. Her friend, Tara, thinks Gina should try different words and that Gina’s husband would probably put words like “beer” or “football” in his password.