be based on; of theories and claims, for example;
"What's this new evidence based on?"
- This is power based upon love and harmlessness.
- Upon such slender evidence as this did his case rest.
- You can never throw yourself upon that fellow.
- We shouldn't recline too much upon book learning.
- We should build our business on trust.
- The Flagship team hopes to build on a track record established by their work on the Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo franchises.
- I am banking upon you to help me with arrangements.
- Don't build too many hopes upon his helping you.