HyperDic: repose_on

English > 1 sense of the expression repose on:
VERBstativerepose on, rest on, build on, build uponbe based on
English > repose on: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe based on; of theories and claims, for example.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrest on, build 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
See alsoreposeput in a horizontal position
Spanishbasarse, descansar

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