resume-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: restart or continue an activity after an interruption or pause

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[agent] RESUME NP2[patient] (ADVP[temporal]) NP1[agent] RESUME NP2[predicate] (ADVP[temporal]) NP1[predicate] RESUME

John resumed speaking after taking a sip of water.
They will resume bus service tomorrow.
The bombing has resumed after three days of cease-fire.
Negotiations with the union will resume tomorrow.

VerbNet: begin-55.1-1
FrameNet: Activity_resume,Process_Resume
PropBank: resume.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: return to or recover a previous state or attribute

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[topic] RESUME NP2[attribute]

The judge resumed his seat and called the court to order.
The old candelabra has resumed its luster after I polished it.
The king resumed the throne after four years in exile.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3

Sense Number 3: summarize

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] RESUME NP2[patient[abstract]]

The lawyer resumed the issues for the court in his final statement.
Shall I resume what happened during our last meeting before we begin today?

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4