American English

Definition of resume verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    resume

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//rɪˈzum//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resume
     
    he / she / it resumes
     
    past simple resumed
     
    -ing form resuming
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] if you resume an activity, or if it resumes, it begins again or continues after an interruption resume (something) to resume talks/negotiations She 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. 2[transitive] resume your seat/place/position to go back to the seat or place that you had before
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: resume

Other results

All matches