Definition of Resumption

1. Noun. Beginning again.

Exact synonyms: Recommencement
Generic synonyms: Beginning, Commencement, Start
Derivative terms: Recommence, Recommence, Resume



Definition of Resumption

1. n. The act of resuming; as, the resumption of a grant, of delegated powers, of an argument, of specie payments, etc.

Definition of Resumption

1. Noun. The act of resuming or starting something again. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resumption

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resumption

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Literary usage of Resumption

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"MEANS OF resumption. The best resource is a reduction of the expenses of the ... PROPER TIME FOB resumption. The proper time for resumption is the time when ..."

2. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"ON the 1st of January, 1879, when the resumption act went into effect, ... The resumption of specie payments was generally accepted as a fortunate event by ..."

3. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"ON the 1st of January, 1879, when the resumption act went into effect, ... The resumption of specie payments was generally accepted as a fortunate event by ..."

4. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"Moves Resolution in the Senate for resumption of Specie Payments and Establishment of a Uniform Currency—Thomas W. Ferry [Mich. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"This Grant fortunately vetoed ; and a year later the same Congress, in a saner mood, passed an Act for the resumption of specie payments in 1879 which ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"This Grant fortunately vetoed; and a year later the same Congress, in a saner mood, passed an Act for the resumption of specie payments in 1879 which tended ..."

7. Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1856)
"THE resumption by the New York banks had its effect. Their example was potent, either to suspend or resume. All the banks in the Union had followed their ..."

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