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vault

noun

1 vault

A burial chamber (usually underground).

synonym: burial vault.

Roget 363: interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.    funeral, funeral rite, ... show more

Roget 245: curvature, curvity, curvation; incurvature, incurvity; incurvation; bend; flexure, flexion, flection; conflexure; crook, hook, ... show more

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Roget 309: leap, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, saltation.    ance, caper; curvet, caracole; gambade, gambado; capriole, ... show more

Dutch: kelder
Polish: grobowiec



2 vault

A strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables.

synonym: bank vault.

Dutch: gewelf
Polish: trezor

3 vault

An arched brick or stone ceiling or roof.

Dutch: gewelf, welving
Polish: sklepienie

4 vault

The act of jumping over an obstacle.

synonym: hurdle.

verb

1 vault

Jump across or leap over (an obstacle).

synonym: overleap.

Roget 309: leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; ... show more

Dutch: overspringen

2 vault

Bound vigorously.


Moby thesaurus: Caelus, Fort Knox, Highland fling, air, anabasis, and jump, apse, arcade, arcature, arch, arched roof, archives, archway, armory, arsenal, ascend, ascension, ascent, attic, azure ... show more.

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