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Dear forum members

Could you please explain the use of the verb "draw on" in the following context:

"...articles that draw on experience with new methods...".

The dictionaries say that this word means either "approach" in intransitive senses or "bring on, cause" in transitive senses. But the "draw" in the context seems somehow transitive, but it doesn't seem to cause anything.

Please help!
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You may find it as an idomatic entry under 'draw'. It is the 'draw' as in 'pull', and means to 'use as a source of supply', like drawing cards from a deck.
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I found this explanation in Longman dictionary.

draw on:
to use information, experience, knowledge etc for a particular purpose