Definition of resume
Origin and Etymology of resume
Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French resumer, from Latin resumere, from re- + sumere to take up, take — more at consume
First Known Use: 15th century
Origin and Etymology of résumé
French résumé, from past participle of résumer to resume, summarize, from Middle French resumer
First Known Use: 1782
RESUME Defined for Kids
Definition of resume for Students
1 : to begin again The teams resumed play.
2 : to take or occupy again Please resume your seats.
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