- the act of resuming; a reassumption, as of something previously granted.
- the act or fact of taking up or going on with again, as of something interrupted.
- the act of taking again or recovering something given up or lost.
Origin of resumption
Examples from the Web for resumption
The end of the embargo and resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba could transform Major League Baseball.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?
December 19, 2014
Next Monday sees the resumption of a full, proper working week after the National Day holiday.Hong Kong Between Calm and Chaos
October 3, 2014
Elements of the pro-Israel lobby have also been on Capitol Hill lobbying for a resumption of U.S. aid to Egypt.Congress to Give Egypt $1.5 Billion in Aid
January 13, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is to announce a resumption of talks on Friday!Kerry's Talks: Diplomatic Snafu or Carefully Orchestrated Mess?
Emily L. Hauser
July 18, 2013
This may be reason enough to make us skeptical of what resumption of talks really aims to achieve, but why oppose negotiations?Dear U.S. Peace Camp, Don’t Support Negotiations
March 15, 2013
Our supreme task is the resumption of our onward, normal way.
But Mary stood rebellious, and spoke with a resumption of her cynical scorn.Within the Law
He soon announced to the public in a card a resumption of his business.
The next is a resumption of practice with the little pistol.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
Then, with a resumption of her former manner, she turned back to Thayer.The Dominant Strain
Anna Chapin Ray
- the act of resuming or beginning again
Word Origin and History for resumption
mid-15c., "repossessing by grant," from Middle French resumption and directly from Late Latin resumptionem (nominative resumptio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin resumere (see resume (v.)).