rest on meaning

  "rest on" in a sentence
Verb: rest on
  1. Rest on for support
    - lean on, lean against 
  2. Be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    - repose on, build on, build upon

Derived forms: resting on, rests on, rested on

See also: rest

Type of: adjoin, contact, depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, meet, ride, touch, turn on


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  1. the mine finally came to rest on the seabed.
  2. this assertion rests on a misunderstanding.
  3. the machine rests on a bed of concrete.
  4. we had several rests on our way up the mountain.
  5. do n't rest on your laurels.

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