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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•sumerɪˈzum(v.)-sumed, -sum•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to take up or go on with again after interruption; continue.

  2. to take or occupy again:

    to resume one's seat.

  3. to take on or assume again:

    She resumed her maiden name.

  4. to take back.

  5. (v.i.)to go on or continue after interruption.

  6. to begin again.

Origin of resume:

1375–1425; late ME (< MF resumer) < L resūmere to take back, take again =re-re - +sūmere to pick up, take (see consume )


ré•su•méˈrɛz ʊˌmeɪ, ˌrɛz ʊˈmeɪ(n.)

or re•su•me or re•su•mé

  1. Ref: summary. 1

  2. a brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by a job applicant.

Origin of résumé:

1795–1805; < F, n. use of ptp. of résumer to resume


  1. resumable(Adjective)

    That can be resumed.

    Support for resumable downloads means that you can carry on where you left off if you are disconnected from the Internet halfway through.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resumable(adj)

    capable of, or admitting of, being resumed


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