resume
verb (resumed; resuming) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French resumer, from Latin resumere, from re- + sumere to take up, take — more at consume Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to assume or take again ; reoccupy <
resumed his seat by the fire — Thomas Hardy
>
2. to return to or begin again after interruption <
resumed her work
>
3. to take back to oneself 4. to pick up again 5. reiterate, summarize intransitive verb to begin again something interrupted

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  • Resume — Résumé Voir « résumé » sur le Wiktionnaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • résumé — résumé, ée (ré zu mé, mée) part. passé de résumer. 1°   Resserré en peu de mots. Une leçon résumée avec précision. 2°   S. m. Ce qui est resserré en peu de paroles. •   Voici un petit résumé de tous les changements faits à la pièce, afin que, s… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • résumé — ré su mé [ˈrezjʊmeɪ ˈreɪ ǁ ˌrezʊˈmeɪ] also resume noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES a short written account of your education and previous jobs that you send to an employer when you are looking for a new job; CV BrE: • Like hundred …   Financial and business terms

  • resume — [ri zo͞om′, rizyo͞om′] vt. resumed, resuming [ME resumen, to assume < MFr resumer < L resumere < re , again + sumere, to take: see CONSUME] 1. a) to take, get, or occupy again [to resume one s seat] b) to take back or take on again [to… …   English World dictionary

  • resume — re‧sume [rɪˈzjuːm ǁ rɪˈzuːm] verb [intransitive, transitive] to start to do something again after a period of rest or an interruption: • Profit taking resumed as the yen began to lose ground. • The company said it won tresume its efforts to sell… …   Financial and business terms

  • résumé — [rez′ə mā΄; ] for 1, also [ rā′zo͞o mā΄, rā′zyo͞omā΄] n. [Fr, pp. of résumer: see RESUME] 1. a summing up; summary ☆ 2. a statement of a job applicant s previous employment experience, education, etc.: also written resume or resumé …   English World dictionary

  • Resume — Re*sume , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Resumed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Resuming}.] [L. resumere, resumptum; pref. re re + sumere to take: cf. F. r[ e]sumer. See {Assume}, {Redeem}.] 1. To take back. [1913 Webster] The sun, like this, from which our sight we… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • résumé —    , resume    (REH zoo may) [French] A summary; a written account of a person’s educational and professional background, for use in applying for a job. Also written resumé.    See also curriculum vitae …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • resumé — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. rez ime – akcent na ostatniej sylabie] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} krótkie podsumowanie; streszczenie : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Resumé referatu. <fr.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Resumé — Resumé, 1) die nochmalige Zusammenfassung der Hauptpunkte einer Verhandlung od. Begebenheit; bes. 2) die Schlußdarstellung des Assisenpräsidenten über die Hauptergebnisse der Verhandlung, bevor die Geschworenen (s.d.) sich in ihr Berathungszimmer …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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