Definition of draw on/upon
1 literary : to come closer in time : approach It became colder as night drew on.
2 : to use (something) as a source or supply The family is drawing on/upon the community for support.
3 : to use (information, experience, knowledge, etc.) to make something Her new book draws on her personal experience as a firefighter.
4 : to breathe in smoke from (a cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc.) He drew on his cigarette.
Word by Word Definitions
: to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance : pull : such as
: to move (as a covering) over or to one side
: to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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