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continue (kuhn TIN yoo) (verb)
To sustain a course of action or direction: After lunch, Morris and Sally decided to continue their trip to the lake country.
resume (ri ZOOM) (verb)
To undertake an activity after an interruption: There was considerable applause after which the speaker decided to resume his speech.

After the interruption by the radio announcer, Krystal and Kari decided to resume their discussion of whether they should continue their day trip to the famous cathedral or go to the local pub.

1. To continue with something after a temporary halt.
2. To take, to assume, or to occupy a position again.
This entry is located in the following units: em-, emp-, empt-; sump-, -sum- (page 5) re-, red- (page 8)
resumé, résumé, resume; resume; synopsis, summary, summary
resumé, résumé, resume (REZ oo may", rez" oo MAY) (noun)
A brief written account of one's accomplishments and qualifications, typically in the context of an application for a position of employment: Jillian submitted her three page resumé by fax when applying for the new job.
resume (ri ZOOM) (verb)
1. To restart or to begin again after an interruption: After the applause died down, the speaker was encouraged to resume her presentation.
2. To return to a position or place: Ingrid is taking her vacation now, but she will resume her responsibilities when she returns.

The speaker was about to resume his place at the podium.

synopsis (si NAHP sis) (noun)
A condensed statement or abstract of something: Helene sent a two page synopsis of her thesis to the journal hoping that her research would be considered for publication.
summary (SUHM uh ree) (noun)
1. An abridgement of a written or verbal presentation: Before the author started her speech, she provided a summary of the book for the benefit of those who had not read it.
2. A comprehensive and succinct account of written or verbal information: At the conclusion of Mike's class report, he presented a summary of the significant points which he had made.
summary (SUHM uh ree) (adjective)
Relating to something which is quickly accomplished: The judge presented her summary judgment at the conclusion of the trial.

Glenn said he would resume writing his résumé after lunch. It will include a summary of all of his previous work experiences as well as a brief synopsis describing the performance results for each of his former positions.