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English verb: build on

1. build on (stative) be based on; of theories and claims, for example

SamplesWhat's this new evidence based on?.

Synonymsbuild upon, repose on, rest on

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, ride, turn on

Narrower (hyponym)owe

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