Resume definition

rĭ-zo͝om
To assume, take, or occupy again.

The dog resumed its post by the door.

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To begin or take up again after interruption.

Resumed our dinner.

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To take on or take back again.

Resumed my original name.

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A brief account of one's professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application.
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The definition of a resume is a summary of educational or work experience.

An example of resume is a summary of qualifications and experience prepared to give to a potential employer.

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A brief account of one's professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application.
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A statement of a job applicant's previous employment experience, education, etc.
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Resume is defined as to take or get something back or to begin something again.

An example of resume is a play starting again after an intermission.

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To begin again or continue after interruption.
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A summing up; summary.
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A summary.

A résumé of the facts of the case.

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A summary.

A résumé of the facts of the case.

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To begin again or go on with again after interruption.

To resume a conversation.

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To summarize or make a résumé of.
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To take, get, or occupy again.

To resume one's seat.

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To take back or take on again.

To resume a former name.

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To begin again or go on again after interruption.
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(now rare) To take back possession of (something). [from 15th c.]
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(now rare) To summarise. [from 15th c.]
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To start (something) again that has been stopped or paused from the point at which it was stopped or paused; continue, carry on. [from 15th c.]

We will resume this discussion tomorrow at nine.

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(US) A summary of education and employment experience.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
resume
Plural:
resumes, resums, rsums

Origin of resume

  • Middle English resumen from Old French resumer from Latin resūmere re- re- sūmere to take em- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French summary from past participle of résumer to summarize from Old French resumer to resume resume

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French summary from past participle of résumer to summarize from Old French resumer to resume resume

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman resumer, Middle French resumer, from Latin resumere, from re- + sumere (“to take").

    From Wiktionary

  • From French résumé

    From Wiktionary