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resume

re·sume

resume

 
 
pronunciation:
rih zum
part of speech: verb
inflections: resumed, resumes, resuming
definition 1: to start again after stopping.
We resumed the game when it stopped raining.
synonyms:
continue
antonyms:
suspend
similar words:
renew
definition 2: to take again; return to.
He resumed his place at the table after washing his hands.
antonyms:
leave
similar words:
recapture, recover, regain
derivation: resumable (adj.)