Definitions for: Resume

[n] a summary of your academic and work history
[n] short descriptive summary (of events)
[v] take up or begin anew; "We resumed the negotiations"
[v] return to a previous location or condition; "The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"
[v] give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
[v] assume anew; "resume a title"; "resume an office"; "resume one's duties"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*sume", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Resumed;p. pr. & vb. n.
Resuming.] [L. resumere, resumptum; pref. re- re- + sumere
to take: cf. F. r['e]sumer. See Assume, Redeem.]
1. To take back.

The sun, like this, from which our sight we have,
Gazed on too long, resumes the light he gave.

Perhaps God will resume the blessing he has bestowed
ere he attains the age of manhood. --Sir W.

2. To enter upon, or take up again.

Reason resumed her place, and Passion fled.

3. To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been
interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.

Synonyms: curriculum vitae, CV, restart, sketch, sum up, summarise, summarize, survey, take up

See Also: abstract, adopt, assume, bear on, carry on, change, continue, docket, ingeminate, iterate, precis, preserve, recap, recapitulate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell, summary, take on, take over, uphold

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