draw on

draw on


Definition of DRAW ON

to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) <the general's imprudent remarks drew on a public rebuke by the secretary of defense>
to come near or nearer <night draws on, so we should hurry home>
Antonyms back (up or away), recede, retire, retreat, withdraw

March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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