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
adjective 1. that summarizes: a resumptive statement. 2. that tends to resume or repeat: a speech so resumptive that its point was lost.
Linguistics. 1. a pronoun that appears in a sentence at a position from which something has been copied or moved by a transformational rule, as found in languages such as Irish, Welsh, Hebrew, and Arabic and in some nonstandard varieties of English, as him in (nonstandard) the man that I gave the book to him.
adjective 1. bent backward. 2. Botany. inverted; appearing as if upside down. adjective 1. (botany) (of plant parts, esp the flowers of many orchids) reversed or inverted in position, so as to appear to be upside down
[ri-soo-puh-ney-shuh n] /rɪˌsu pəˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a resupinate condition.