résumé |ˈrezəˌmā, ˌrezəˈmā|
1 a curriculum vitae.
2 a summary: I gave him a quick résumé of events.
ORIGIN early 19th cent.: French, literally ‘resumed,’ past participle (used as a noun) of résumer .
begin to do or pursue (something) again after a pause or interruption: [ with obj. ] : a day later normal service was resumed | [ no obj. ] : hostilities had ceased and normal life had resumed.
• [ no obj. ] begin speaking again after a pause or interruption: he sipped at the glass of water on the lectern and then resumed | [ with direct speech ] : “As for Joe,” the major resumed, “I can't promise anything.”
• take, pick up, or put on again; return to the use of: the judge resumed his seat.
Please note, and learn how to use, the diacritical marks in "résumé". Without them the word is simply "resume". They are not the same word (even if the root is the same).