Variant of resume
- to take, get, or occupy again: to resume one's seat
- to take back or take on again: to resume a former name
- to begin again or go on with again after interruption: to resume a conversation
- to summarize or make a résumé of
Origin: Middle English resumen, to assume from Middle French resumer from Classical Latin resumere from re-, again plush sumere, to take: see consume
- resumable adjective
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