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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydraw on
he/she/itdraws on
present participledrawing on
past tensedrew on
past participledrawn on
  1. 1

    draw on

    or

    draw upon

    to use something that you have gradually gained or saved

    As an actor, you often draw on your own life experiences.

    Your body draws on its reserves of fat during the times when you are fasting.

  2. 2
    to breathe in smoke from a cigarette

    She shook her head as she drew on her cigarette.

  3. 3
    [often passive] draw something on something to take money from a bank account by writing a check

    He paid with a check drawn on his company’s account.

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