sketch, survey, resume(noun)
short descriptive summary (of events)
curriculum vitae, CV, resume(verb)
a summary of your academic and work history
resume, restart, re-start(verb)
take up or begin anew
"We resumed the negotiations"
resume, take up(verb)
return to a previous location or condition
"The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"
"resume a title"; "resume an office"; "resume one's duties"
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume(verb)
give a summary (of)
"he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
A brief summary of the education, experience, accomplishments, and other professional qualifications of a person, such as that prepared by one applying for a job.
Origin: [F. See Resume.]
a summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation
to take back
to enter upon, or take up again
to begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse
Origin: [L. resumere, resumptum; pref. re- re- + sumere to take: cf. F. rsumer. See Assume, Redeem.]
A résumé, also spelled resumé or resume, is a document used by persons to present their backgrounds and skills. Résumés can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment. A typical résumé contains a summary of relevant job experience and education. The résumé is usually one of the first items, along with a cover letter and sometimes an application for employment, which a potential employer sees regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview. The résumé is comparable to a curriculum vitae in many countries, although in English Canada, the United States and Australia a résumé is substantially shorter than a CV.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-zūm′, v.t. to take back what has been given: to take up again: to begin again after interruption.—adj. Resū′mable, liable to be taken back again, or taken up again. [L. resumĕre—re-, back, sumĕre, sumptum, to take.]
rā-zū-mā′, n. a summing up: a summary.—v.t. Resume′. [Fr.,—L. resumĕre, to resume.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'resume' in Verbs Frequency: #765
The numerical value of resume in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of resume in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Words that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life.
The purpose of most computer languages is to lengthen your resume by a word and a comma.
It's just something to have on my resume for when I go back into reality. Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else.
The empty beds of rivers fill again; Trees leafless now renew their vernal bloom; Returning moons their lustrous phase resume; But man a second youth expects in vain.*
Don't ask me for my resume -it's a piece of paper that won't help you or your business. Instead, ask me for unique ideas - and with that, I will give you plenty." ~ Jaxi West
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Translations for resume
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- reprendreCatalan, Valencian
- fortsetzen, wiederaufnehmenGerman
- reanudar, continuar, reanudarseSpanish
- aloittaa uudelleen, jatkaaFinnish
- continuer, recommencer, reprendre, CVFrench
- ricominciare, portare avanti, continuare, riprendereItalian
- hervatten, voortzettenDutch
- retomar, continuarPortuguese
- возобновлять, возобновить, продолжать, продолжитьRussian
- fortsätta, återupptaSwedish
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