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  Definition of Vault
  1. the act of jumping over an obstacle
  2. an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof
  3. a burial chamber (usually underground)
  4. a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
  5. bound vigorously
  6. jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
Similar Words: hurdle, burial vault, bank vault, overleap

 

Hyponyms: barrel vault, groined vault, ribbed vault, charnel house, charnel, columbarium, hurdle

 

Part Meronyms: bank, bank building

 

Derivational Morphology: hurdle, overleap, vaulter, pole vaulter, pole jumper, curvet, vaulting

 

 
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