Definition of resume :
1. A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation.
2. To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.
3. To enter upon, or take up again.
4. To take back.
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resume (part of speech: verb)
synopsis (part of speech: noun)
- She was very frail at best, and has many times said that she expected to leave the body in one of her trances and never again resume her worn- out garment." - "Victor Ollnee's Discipline", Hamlin Garland.
- I had led for one month a very pleasant life with Eugene, when Lefebvre, the valet de chambre whom he had left sick at Cairo, returned in restored health, and asked to resume his place. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- The moderate members of the committee of public safety thought that the convention would resume all its power: it was utterly subdued. - "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.