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Verb: rest on
  1. Rest on for support
    "you can rest on me if you get tired";
    - lean on, lean against
  2. Use as a basis for theories and claims
    - repose on, build on, build upon

Derived forms: rested on, resting on, rests on

See also: rest

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