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draw on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of draw on

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of draw on beget, breed, bring, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, effect, effectuate, engender, generate, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yieldWords Related to draw on conduce (to), contribute (to); decide, determine; begin, establish, father, found, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, set, set up, start; advance, cultivate, develop, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote; enact, render, turn outNear Antonyms of draw on impede, limit, restrict; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, dampen, put down, quash, quell, repress, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, control, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain, retard; can [slang], kill, snuff (out), still; abolish, demolish, destroy, extinguish, liquidate, quench

  2. 2 to come near or nearer night draws on, so we should hurry home Synonyms of draw on belly up, close, close in, come up, approach, near, nighWords Related to draw on arrive, attain, come, gain, hit, land, make, reach, show up, turn up, waltz up; creep up, sneak up; adjoin, border, touch, vergeNear Antonyms of draw on clear out, depart, exit, go, leave, light out, pull out, quit, remove, run away, shove (off), take off, walk outAntonyms of draw on back (up or away), recede, retire, retreat, withdraw


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