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

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 Unabridged
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resume (rɪˈzjuːm)
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]

résumé (ˈrɛzjʊˌmeɪ)
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

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.

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
But normal activity resumed after the drug was reintroduced.
Most of the creatures survived the surgery and resumed swimming.
And then it returned to their habitual decreasing rate as soon as air traffic
  was resumed.
The lab resumed normal operations today after a partial closure yesterday due
  to smoky conditions.
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