Adjective "resumptive" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Indicating resumption of a topic that has previously been referred to.
  1. 'One such piece of evidence comes from Ariel's careful study of the contrastive use of zero anaphors and resumptive pronouns in the relative construction in Modern Hebrew.'


1. that summarizes: a resumptive statement.

2. that tends to resume or repeat: a speech so resumptive that its point was lost.

More examples(as adjective)

"taxes can be resumptive."