c.1400, from L. resumere “take again, assume again,” from re- “again” + sumere “take up” (cf. assume).


1804, “a summary,” from Fr. résumé, noun use of pp. of M.Fr. resumer “to sum up,” from L. resumere (see resume (v.)). Meaning “biographical summary of a person’s career” is 1940s.

I am resuming.

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