Resume

Definition of Resume

Re`sume´
n.1.A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation.
The exellent little résumé thereof in Dr. Landsborough's book.
- C. Kingsley.
v. t.1.To take back.
[imp. & p. p. Resumed ;p. pr. & vb. n. Resuming.]
The sun, like this, from which our sight we have,
Gazed on too long, resumes the light he gave.
- Denham.
Perhaps God will resume the blessing he has bestowed ere he attains the age of manhood.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.To enter upon, or take up again.
Reason resumed her place, and Passion fled.
- Dryden.
3.To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.

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