resume has definitions from the field of writing
1
[ verb ] take up or begin anew

Synonyms

restart

Examples

"We resumed the negotiations"

Used in print

(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)

Triamcinolone , 16 mg. daily , was resumed and maintained until Feb. 18 , 1959 .

(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)

Before midnight he speeded his heart , resumed normal breathing , ran_down his check_list , uncurled and sat_up .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Any reputable French interne can supply you with a dozen similar instances , and I 'll presently recount a case out of my own personal experience , but , for_the_moment , let 's resume our catalogue .

Related terms

continue resumption end

2
[ verb ] return to a previous location or condition

Synonyms

take_up

Examples

: "The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"

Used in print

(Chicago Daily Tribune,...)

Each dot on magnification resumed its original condition as a drawing , a printed page , or a manuscript .

(The Christian Science Monitor...)

Another attempt will be made this year in New_Orleans to resume the program .

(The New Republic, 145: 19...)

On October 19 , after the Soviets had detonated at_least 20 nuclear devices , Ambassador_Stevenson warned the UN General_Assembly that this country , in `` self protection '' , might have to resume above-ground tests .

If it comes_down too hard on the potential dangers of fallout , it will box the President on resuming atmospheric tests .

Related terms

change

3
[ noun ] (writing) short descriptive summary (of events)

Synonyms

survey sketch

Used in print

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

This brief resume hardly does the book justice , but I heartily recommend it to all those who are engages with the major problems of our time .

Related terms

summary sum_up

4
[ verb ] assume anew

Examples

"resume a title" "resume an office" "resume one's duties"

Used in print

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

Oersted returned in 1814 and resumed an active part in university and political discussions .

Related terms

assume

5
[ verb ] give a summary (of)

Examples

"he summed up his results" "I will now summarize"

6
[ noun ] (writing) a summary of your academic and work history

Synonyms

cv curriculum_vitae

Related terms

summary

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