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resume

See also: resumé and résumé

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman resumer, Middle French resumer, from Latin resumere, from re- + sumere (to take).

VerbEdit

resume (third-person singular simple present resumes, present participle resuming, simple past and past participle resumed)

  1. (now rare) To take back possession of (something). [from 15th c.]
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 8:
      For after that initiation it was impossible to attach any profound importance to the notion of dying. All individual deaths had been resumed by the death of God!
  2. (now rare) To summarise. [from 15th c.]
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 36:
      He [...] used to say that each separate death had taught him something new about death, and that he was going to resume this knowledge in a philosophic essay about dying.
  3. To start (something) again that has been stopped or paused from the point at which it was stopped or paused; continue, carry on. [from 15th c.]
    We will resume this discussion tomorrow at nine.
Usage notesEdit
AntonymsEdit
  • (to start (something) again): suspend
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Etymology 2Edit

From French résumé

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NounEdit

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Wikipedia

resume (plural resumes)

  1. (US) A summary of education and employment experience.
TranslationsEdit

see curriculum vitae

Usage notesEdit
  • The spellings résumé and, to a lesser extent, resumé are preferred by dictionaries, while the spelling resume is more likely to be found on the web. See also résumé#Usage notes.

DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French résumé, past participle of résumer (summarize), from Latin resumere (to take back).

NounEdit

resume n (singular definite resumeet, plural indefinite resumeer)

  1. summary (a condensed presentation)

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

resume

  1. third-person singular present indicative of resumere

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

resūme

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of resūmō

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

resume

  1. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of resumir
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of resumir

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

resume

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of resumir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of resumir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of resumir.