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 for resume
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  R'esum'e \R['e]`su"m['e]"\, n. [F. See Resume.]
     A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief
     recapitulation.
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           The exellent little r['e]sum['e] thereof in Dr.
           Landsborough's book.                     --C. Kingsley.
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     2. A brief summary of the education, experience,
        accomplishments, and other professional qualifications of
        a person, such as that prepared by one applying for a job.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resume \Re*sume"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Resumed;p. pr. & vb. n.
     Resuming.] [L. resumere, resumptum; pref. re- re- + sumere
     to take: cf. F. r['e]sumer. See Assume, Redeem.]
     1. To take back.
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              The sun, like this, from which our sight we have,
              Gazed on too long, resumes the light he gave.
                                                    --Denham.
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              Perhaps God will resume the blessing he has bestowed
              ere he attains the age of manhood.    --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. To enter upon, or take up again.
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              Reason resumed her place, and Passion fled.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been
        interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  resume
      n 1: short descriptive summary (of events) [syn: sketch,
           survey, resume]
      2: a summary of your academic and work history [syn: curriculum
         vitae, CV, resume]
      v 1: take up or begin anew; "We resumed the negotiations" [syn:
           resume, restart, re-start]
      2: return to a previous location or condition; "The painting
         resumed its old condition when we restored it" [syn:
         resume, take up]
      3: assume anew; "resume a title"; "resume an office"; "resume
         one's duties"
      4: give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now
         summarize" [syn: sum up, summarize, summarise,
         resume]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  151 Moby Thesaurus words for "resume":
     Clio, Muse of history, adventures, annals, autobiography,
     battologize, begin again, biographical sketch, biography, carry on,
     case history, chronicle, chronicles, chronology, come again,
     come up again, confessions, continue, copy, core, critique,
     curriculum vitae, diary, dwelling upon, echo, elaboration, epitome,
     essence, experiences, fill, fortunes, get back, gist,
     give an encore, go back, go back to, go on, go over, go through,
     going over, hagiography, hagiology, have another shot,
     have another try, historiography, history, iterate, iteration,
     journal, keep coming, keep up, legend, life, life and letters,
     life story, main point, martyrology, meat, memoir, memoirs,
     memorabilia, memorial, memorials, necrology, obituary, pad,
     photobiography, pick up, pith, practice, practicing, profile,
     ransom, reaffirm, reaffirmation, reappear, reassert, rebegin,
     recap, recapitulate, recapitulation, recapture, recital, recite,
     reclaim, recommence, record, recount, recountal, recounting,
     recoup, recover, recuperate, recur, redeem, reenter, regain,
     rehash, rehearsal, rehearse, reissue, reiterate, reiteration,
     renew, renovate, reoccupy, reoccur, reopen, repeat, replevin,
     replevy, repossess, reprint, resound, restate, restatement,
     restore, retail, retake, retell, retelling, retrieve, return,
     return to, reverberate, revert, review, revindicate, revive,
     reword, run over, run-through, rundown, say over, say over again,
     start all over, story, substance, sum, sum and substance, sum up,
     summarize, summary, summation, summing up, summing-up, take back,
     take up, take up again, tautologize, theory of history
  
  

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