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Meaning of RESUMPTION

Pronunciation:  ri'zumpshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  beginning again
 

RESUMPTION is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: recommencement
 
 See Also: beginning, commencement, start

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*sump"tion\, n. [cf. F. r['e]sumption, L.
resumptio restoration, recovery, fr. resumere. See {Resume}.]
1. The act of resuming; as, the resumption of a grant, of
   delegated powers, of an argument, of specie payments, etc.

2. (Eng.Law) The taking again into the king's hands of such
   lands or tenements as he had granted to any man on false
   suggestions or other error.

 

 

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