Meaning of “figure” - Learner’s Dictionary

figure

verb uk us /ˈfɪɡər/
BE PART [ I ]

to be a part of something, or to appear in something:

Love figures in most pop songs.
THINK [ T ]

to decide something after thinking about it:

[ + (that) ] I figured that it was time to tell her the truth.
that/it figures informal

something you say when you expected something to happen:

"I've run out of money, Mum." "That figures."

(Definition of “figure verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)