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1. resume

verb. ['rɪˈzuːm, riːˈzuːm, ˈrɛzəˌmeɪ'] take up or begin anew.

Synonyms

  • bear on
  • uphold
  • continue
  • carry on
  • preserve
  • restart

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • stay in place
  • behave
  • lose

Etymology

  • resumer (Anglo-Norman)
  • résumé (French)
  • résumer (French)

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How to spell resume? Is it resumo? Or resum? Common misspellings are:

  • resumo
  • resum

Example sentences of the word resume


1. Noun, singular or mass
Begin your resume by writing your name, address, phone number and email address at the top.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Create a list of the facts you want to include on you resume.

3. Verb, base form
You can then return the unit to the pool and resume cleaning.

Quotes containing the word resume


1. I have come from the End of the World. From the River of Dreams, through the gauntlet and the Briar and the Deep Wyld, in order to stand before you today. I have but one request—to take my place at your side. To resume my duty as your knight, and to protect you and your kingdom for as long as I draw breath.
- Julie Kagawa, The Iron Knight

2. Nakalimutan na ng tao ang kabanalan n'ya, na mas marami pa s'yang alam kesa sa nakasulat sa Transcript of Records n'ya, mas marami pa s'yang kayang gawin kesa sa nakalista sa resume n'ya, at mas mataas ang halaga n'ya kesa sa presyong nakasulat sa payslip n'ya tuwing sweldo.
- Bob Ong, ABNKKBSNPLAKo?!

3. The French have a new president, the British will soon have a new P.M., and we envy them as we endure the endless wait for this small dim man to go back to Texas and resume his life.
- Garrison Keillor

2. resume

noun. ['rɪˈzuːm, riːˈzuːm, ˈrɛzəˌmeɪ'] short descriptive summary (of events).

Synonyms

  • survey
  • sum-up
  • sketch

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • loss
  • gain
  • stop

Etymology

  • resumer (Anglo-Norman)
  • résumé (French)
  • résumer (French)

3. resume

verb. ['rɪˈzuːm, riːˈzuːm, ˈrɛzəˌmeɪ'] return to a previous location or condition.

Synonyms

  • change

Antonyms

  • waste
  • prolix

Etymology

  • resumer (Anglo-Norman)
  • résumé (French)
  • résumer (French)

4. resume

verb. ['rɪˈzuːm, riːˈzuːm, ˈrɛzəˌmeɪ'] assume anew.

Synonyms

  • assume
  • take on
  • take over

Antonyms

  • slip off
  • stand still
  • avoid
  • sell

Etymology

  • resumer (Anglo-Norman)
  • résumé (French)
  • résumer (French)

5. resume

noun. ['rɪˈzuːm, riːˈzuːm, ˈrɛzəˌmeɪ'] a summary of your academic and work history.

Synonyms

  • sum-up
  • CV
  • curriculum vitae

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception

Etymology

  • resumer (Anglo-Norman)
  • résumé (French)
  • résumer (French)

6. resume

verb. ['rɪˈzuːm, riːˈzuːm, ˈrɛzəˌmeɪ'] give a summary (of).

Synonyms

  • repeat
  • restate
  • sum up
  • docket
  • summarize
  • summarise
  • retell
  • sum
  • recapitulate
  • precis
  • ingeminate
  • reiterate
  • recap
  • iterate

Antonyms

  • reject
  • refuse
  • leave office
  • give

Etymology

  • resumer (Anglo-Norman)
  • résumé (French)
  • résumer (French)
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