[ verb ] take up or begin anew
"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 .
[ verb ] return to a previous location or condition
: "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 .
[ noun ] (writing) short descriptive summary (of events)
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 .
[ verb ] assume anew
"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 .