- 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.
- the act of resuming or beginning again
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.)).