resume

1 [ri-zoom]
verb (used with object), resumed, resuming.
1.
to take up or go on with again after interruption; continue: to resume a journey.
2.
to take or occupy again: to resume one's seat.
3.
to take or assume use or practice of again: to resume her maiden name.
4.
to take back: to resume the title to a property.
verb (used without object), resumed, resuming.
5.
to go on or continue after interruption: The dancing is about to resume.
6.
to begin again.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English resumen (< Middle French resumer) < Latin resūmere to take back, take again, equivalent to re- re- + sūmere to take (see consume)

resumable, adjective
resumer, noun
unresumed, adjective
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resume

2 [rez-oo-mey, rez-oo-mey]
noun

résumé

[rez-oo-mey, rez-oo-mey]
noun
1.
a summing up; summary.
2.
a brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.
Also, resume, resumé.


Origin:
1795–1805; < French, noun use of past participle of résumer to resume, sum up

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resume (rɪˈzjuːm)
 
vb
1.  to begin again or go on with (something adjourned or interrupted)
2.  (tr) to occupy again, take back, or recover: to resume one's seat; to resume possession
3.  (tr) to assume (a title, office, etc) again: to resume the presidency
4.  archaic to summarize; make a résumé of
 
[C15: from Latin resūmere to take up again, from re- + sūmere to take up]
 
re'sumable
 
adj
 
re'sumer
 
n

résumé (ˈrɛzjʊˌmeɪ)
 
n
1.  a short descriptive summary, as of events
2.  (US), (Canadian) another name for curriculum vitae
 
[C19: from French, from résumer to resume]

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Word Origin & History

resume
1404, from L. resumere "take again, assume again," from re- "again" + sumere "take up" (cf. assume). Resumption (1449) is from L. resumptionem, noun of action from resumere.

resume
1804, "a summary," from Fr. résumé, noun use of pp. of M.Fr. resumer "to sum up," from L. resumere (see resume (v.)). Meaning "biographical summary of a person's career" is 1940s.
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Example sentences
The uranium pellets, now in close proximity, could begin exchanging neutrons
  and resume their heat-producing nuclear reactions.
It would also know what you've been listening to and resume playing it when you
  get in the car.
Perhaps no proposal, though, is more controversial than one to resume the ivory
  trade.
The archaeologists will resume their work next summer.
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