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Definition of "resume" []

  • To begin or take up again after interruption: resumed our dinner. (verb-transitive)
  • To assume, take, or occupy again: The dog resumed its post by the door. (verb-transitive)
  • To take on or take back again: resumed my original name. (verb-transitive)
  • To begin again or continue after interruption. (verb-intransitive)
  • To begin again or go on with (something adjourned or interrupted) (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To occupy again, take back, or recover (verb)
  • To assume (a title, office, etc) again (verb)
  • To summarize; make a résumé of (verb)

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Use "resume" in a sentence
  • "When applying for any of the ESL jobs posted on the internet, your resume is a piece of you that the employer gets to know of first."
  • "Always Have a Cover Letter - The cover letter to a resume is a very vital part of getting your resume noticed or to answer any questions within the resume."
  • "To say that you are indifferent to resume is to say that you would be fine with 9 people with identical resumes."