resume Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun short descriptive summary (of events)
noun a summary of your academic and work history
curriculum vitae; CV.
verb take up or begin anew
- We resumed the negotiations
verb return to a previous location or condition
- The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it
verb assume anew
- resume a title
- resume an office
- resume one's duties
verb give a summary (of)
summarize; sum up; summarise.
- he summed up his results
- I will now summarize
A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation.
The exellent little résumé thereof in Dr. Landsborough's book. C. Kingsley.
Re*sume" transitive verb
To take back.
The sun, like this, from which our sight we have, Gazed on too long, resumes the light he gave. Denham.
Perhaps God will resume the blessing he has bestowed ere he attains the age of manhood. Sir W. Scott.
To enter upon, or take up again.
Reason resumed her place, and Passion fled. Dryden.
To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to. resumean argument or discourse
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