Definition of resume verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

resume

verb
rɪˈzjuːm
 
; rɪˈzuːm
 
(formal)
 
1 [transitive, intransitive] if you resume an activity, or if it resumes, it begins again or continues after an interruptionresume (something) to resume talks/negotiationsShe resumed her career after an interval of six years.The noise resumed, louder than before.There is no sign of the peace talks resuming.resume doing something He got back in the car and resumed driving.2 [transitive] resume your seat/place/position to go back to the seat or place that you had before