figure on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyfigure on
he/she/itfigures on
present participlefiguring on
past tensefigured on
past participlefigured on
  1. figure on something to think that something will happen and plan for it

    She hadn’t figured on him reacting this way.

See also main entry: figure