draw on/upon

Definition of draw on/upon

  1. 1 literary :  to come closer in time :  approach It became colder as night drew on.

  2. 2 :  to use (something) as a source or supply The family is drawing on/upon the community for support.

  3. 3 :  to use (information, experience, knowledge, etc.) to make something Her new book draws on her personal experience as a firefighter.

  4. 4 :  to breathe in smoke from (a cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc.) He drew on his cigarette.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance :  pull : such as

    :  to move (something, such as a covering) over or to one side

    :  to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried

  1. :  the act or process of drawing (see 1draw) : such as

    :  a sucking pull on something held with the lips

    :  a removal of a handgun from its holster

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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