HyperDic: build_on

English > 1 sense of the expression build on:
VERBstativebuild on, repose on, rest on, build uponbe based on
English > build on: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe based on; of theories and claims, for example.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrepose on, rest on, build upon
NarroweroweBe indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
Broaderdepend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge uponBe contingent on
Spanishbasarse, descansar

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