figure out (2)
Meaning: If you figure somebody out, you know what they're like and how they're likely to act.Synonym: work out, understand
- figure sb out I've known Tatiana for a couple of years, but I still haven't figured her out. I never know what she's going to say or do.
- figure sb out A good personnel manager can figure people out quickly.
If you've figured somebody out, you have a good idea of