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vault

EN[vɒlt] [vɔːlt] [vɑlt] [vɔlt] [-ɔːlt] [-ɒlt]
US
WVault
  • Vault may refer to:
  • Jumping, the act of propelling oneself upwards
A vault scheme
A vault scheme

    Definition of vault in English Dictionary

  • NounPLvaults
    1. An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
      1. A structure resembling a vault, especially (poetic) that formed by the sky.
        1. A secure, enclosed area, especially an underground room used for burial, or to store valuables, wine etc.
          1. The bank kept their money safe in a large vault.
          2. Family members had been buried in the vault for centuries.
        2. An act of vaulting; a leap or jump.
          1. (gymnastics) An event in gymanstics performed on a vaulting horse.
          2. VerbSGvaultsPRvaultingPT, PPvaulted
            1. VT To build as, or cover with a vault.
              1. VT VI To jump or leap over.
                1. The fugitive vaulted over the fence to escape.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • That kid from Vault 101 finally deep-sixed that bomb in Megaton. Good work 101!
                • Family members had been buried in the vault for centuries.
            • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
              1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
              2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Intransitive verbs
                    • Transitive verbs

                  Other Vocabulary

                  Look-Alike Words
                  1. en fault
                  2. fr fault
                  3. en vaunt
                  4. en sault
                  5. fr sault
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                  1. en vaulting
                  2. en vaulty
                  3. en vaults
                  4. en vaulted
                  5. en vaulter
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of vault for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "vault" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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