Cv vs. Resume - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Resume (verb)

    To take back possession of (something). from 15th c.

  • Resume (verb)

    To summarise. from 15th c.

  • Resume (verb)

    To start (something) again that has been stopped or paused from the point at which it was stopped or paused; continue, carry on. from 15th c.

    "We will resume this discussion tomorrow at nine."

  • Resume (noun)

    A summary or synopsis. from 18th c.

  • Resume (noun)

    A summary or account of education and employment experiences and qualifications, a curriculum vitae (often for presentation to a potential future employer when applying for a job). from 20th c.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Cv (noun)

    a brief account of a person's education, qualifications, and previous occupations, typically sent with a job application

    "if you feel that you have these skills then please send us your CV"

  • Resume (verb)

    begin again or continue after a pause or interruption

    "a day later normal service was resumed"

    "the talks resumed in April"

  • Resume (verb)

    begin speaking again after a pause or interruption

    "he sipped at the glass of water and then resumed"

  • Resume (verb)

    take or put on again

    "the judge resumed his seat"

  • Resume (noun)

    a summary

    "I gave him a quick résumé of events"

  • Resume (noun)

    another term for curriculum vitae

Webster Dictionary

  • Cv (noun)

    Same as curriculum vitae; - a commonly used initialism.

  • Resume (noun)

    A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation.

  • Resume

    To take back.

  • Resume

    To enter upon, or take up again.

  • Resume

    To begin again; to recommence, as something which has been interrupted; as, to resume an argument or discourse.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Cv (noun)

    a summary of your academic and work history

  • Cv (adjective)

    being five more than one hundred

  • Resume (noun)

    short descriptive summary (of events)

  • Resume (noun)

    a summary of your academic and work history

  • Resume (verb)

    take up or begin anew;

    "We resumed the negotiations"

  • Resume (verb)

    return to a previous location or condition;

    "The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"

  • Resume (verb)

    assume anew;

    "resume a title"

    "resume an office"

    "resume one's duties"

  • Resume (verb)

    give a summary (of);

    "he summed up his results"

    "I will now summarize"

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