Definition of draw on/upon
- It became colder as night drew on.
- The family is drawing on/upon the community for support.
- Her new book draws on her personal experience as a firefighter.
- He drew on his cigarette.
: 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
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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