Complete Definition of "resume"

see|resumé|résumé
English

Pronunciation
(UK): rÄ­zjoÍom', /rɪËzjuËm/, /<tt>rI"zju:m</tt>/
(US): rÄ­z(j)oÍom', /rɪËz(j)um/, /<tt>rI"z(j)um</tt>/
audio|en-us-resume.ogg|Audio (US), verb
:Rhymes:English:-uËm|Rhymes: -uËm

Etymology 1
From L. resumere (re- + sumere)

Verb
en-verb|resum|ing

  1. To start (something) again that has been stopped or paused from the point at which it was stopped or paused.

#:We will resume this discussion tomorrow at nine.

Usage notes
This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing). See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Related terms
resumption

Translations

trans-top|start something again that has been stopped or paused
Finnish: jatkaa, aloittaa uudelleen
French: recommencer, reprendre
German: wiederaufnehmen, fortsetzen
trans-mid
Japanese: åéãã (saikai-suru)
Spanish: reanudar, continuar, reanudarse
trans-bottom

Etymology 2
From F. résumé#French|résumé.

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. Alternative spelling of résumé, resumé

Translations
Finnish: ansioluettelo

Usage notes
The spellings résumé and resumé are to be preferred over resume as the this last spelling could be confused with the verb of the same spelling.
The American Heritage Dictionary (via answers.com) lists all three spellings, in this order: resumé, resume, résumé.
Collins Word Exchange gives only résumé.
Merriam-Webster Online gives all three spellings in this order: résumé, resume, resumé.
MSN Encarta Dictionary gives all three spellings in the order: résumé, resumé, resume.

Category:Dictionary notes
Category:English heteronyms
Category:English words with multiple etymologies


Italian

Verb
resume

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular present tense|resumere#Italian|resumere|lang=Italian

Category:Italian verb forms

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