MEANING: adjective: Tending to resume, repeat, or summarize.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin resumere (to resume), from re- (again) + sumere (to take). Earliest documented use: 1398.


RESUMPTIRE - the doughnut spare in your trunk

RESUMATIVE - 1. permitting you to continue on (see RESUMPTIRE above);
2. You made a mistake, add 'em up again

ARESUMPTIVE - afflicted with Martian tuberculosis