WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016 re•sume 1 /rɪˈzum/
USA pronunciation v., -sumed, -sum•ing.
to take up or go on with again; continue: The motor coughed briefly, then resumed its steady hum. [~ + object ] The soldiers resumed marching. [~ + verb-ing ] The voices ceased when she arrived, then quickly resumed. [no object ] to take or occupy again Ladies and gentlemen, please resume your seats. [~ + object ] See
. -sum- ré•su•mé or re•su•me or re•su•mé /ˈrɛzʊˌmeɪ, ˌrɛzʊˈmeɪ/
USA pronunciation n. [countable ]
a summary. summary a brief written account of educational and professional qualifications and experience: handed over her résumé and waited. See
. -sum- WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016 re•sume
1 (ri zo̅o̅m ′), v., -sumed, -sum•ing.
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. v.i.
to go on or continue after interruption: The dancing is about to resume. to begin again.
Latin resūmere to take back, take again, equivalent. to re- re- + sūmere to take (see consume) Middle French resumer) late Middle English resumen ( 1375–1425
re•sum ′a•ble, adj.
re•sum ′er, n. re•su•me
2 (rez ′ŏŏ mā′, rez′ŏŏ mā ′), n.
(rez ′ŏŏ mā′, rez′ŏŏ mā ′), n.
a summing up; summary. a brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by an applicant for a job. Also,
resume, re ′su•mé′.
French, noun, nominal use of past participle of résumer to resume, sum up 1795–1805
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
resume / rɪˈzjuːm/ vb to begin again or go on with (something adjourned or interrupted) ( transitive) to occupy again, take back, or recover: to resume one's seat, to resume possession archaic to summarize; make a résumé of Etymology: 15 th Century: from Latin resūmere to take up again, from re- + sūmere to take up reˈsumable adj reˈsumer n
résumé / ˈrɛzjʊˌmeɪ/ n a short descriptive summary, as of events US Canadian another name for curriculum vitae Etymology: 19 th Century: from French, from résumer to resume
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