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Definition of rest on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rest on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    rest on somebody

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    rest on something

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    rest upon somebody

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    rest upon something

     
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  1. 1to depend or rely on somebody/something All our hopes now rest on you.
  2. 2to look at somebody/something Her eyes rested on the piece of paper in my hand.
to be based on something The whole argument rests on a false assumption.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rest on