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
Life is long. Things can resume.
India and Pakistan have decided to resume dialogue.
Staff will return to work and flights will resume shortly.
We fought them before and we are ready to resume fighting.
We will resume talking as soon as possible, maybe next week.
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Translations for resume
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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