resume: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-zm'), [key]
— v., -sumed, -sum•ing.
  1. to take up or go on with again after interruption; continue: to resume a journey.
  2. to take or occupy again: to resume one's seat.
  3. to take or assume use or practice of again: to resume her maiden name.
  4. to take back: to resume the title to a property.
  1. to go on or continue after interruption: The dancing is about to resume.
  2. to begin again.


Pronunciation: (rez'oo-mā", rez"oo-mā'), [key]
— n.
  1. résumé.


Pronunciation: (rez'oo-mā", rez"oo-mā'), [key]
— n.
  1. a summing up; summary.
  2. a brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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