devolve on


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Verb1.devolve on - be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"
build on, build upon, repose on, rest on - be based on; of theories and claims, for example; "What's this new evidence based on?"
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The important task would probably devolve on men, who, with inferior capacities, would in other respects be little better qualified.