draw on

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To approach, come nearer, as evening.
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In his bones, he sensed winter was drawing on sooner than usual.

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'draw on':

draw onTo sketch or mark with pencil, crayon, etc., on a given surface.
draw onTo appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to utilize or make use of, as a source.
draw onTo advance, continue; to move or pass slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force.
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