Pronunciation: (ri-zump'shun), [key]
1. the act of resuming; a reassumption, as of something previously granted.
2. the act or fact of taking up or going on with again, as of something interrupted.
3. the act of taking again or recovering something given up or lost.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.