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rest on

Definitions of rest on
  1. verb
    be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    synonyms: build on, build upon, repose on
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    types:
    owe
    be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
    type of:
    depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, pivot, ride, turn on
    be contingent on
  2. verb
    rest on for support
    synonyms: lean against, lean on
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    type of:
    adjoin, contact, meet, touch
    be in direct physical contact with; make contact
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