build on

Definitions of build on
1

v be based on; of theories and claims, for example

Synonyms:
build upon, repose on, rest on
Types:
owe
be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
Type of:
depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, ride, turn on
be contingent on

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