résumé abstract, digest, epitome, précis, recapitulation, review, rundown, summary, synopsis
1 begin again, carry on, continue, go on, proceed, recommence, reinstitute, reopen, restart, take up or pick up where one left off
2 assume again, occupy again, reoccupy, take back, take up again
1 cease, discontinue, stop
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résumé ( résumés plural ) , resumé
1 n-count A résumé is a short account, either spoken or written, of something that has happened or that someone has said or written.
oft N of n/wh
I will leave with you a resumé of his most recent speech...
2 n-count Your résumé is a brief account of your personal details, your education, and the jobs you have had. You are often asked to send a résumé when you are applying for a job. (mainly AM) in BRIT, usually use curriculum vitae
resume ( resumes 3rd person present) ( resuming present participle) ( resumed past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you resume an activity or if it resumes, it begins again.
FORMAL After the war he resumed his duties at Emmanuel College... V n
The search is expected to resume early today. V
resumption n-uncount usu N of n
It is premature to speculate about the resumption of negotiations.
2 verb If you resume your seat or position, you return to the seat or position you were in before you moved.
FORMAL `I changed my mind,' Blanche said, resuming her seat. V n
3 verb If someone resumes, they begin speaking again after they have stopped for a short time.
WRITTEN `Hey, Judith,' he resumed, `tell me all about yourself.' V with quote
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