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. rsumer. 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.
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