Associations to the word «Vault»


VAULT, noun. An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
VAULT, noun. A structure resembling a vault, especially (poetic) that formed by the sky.
VAULT, noun. A secure, enclosed area, especially an underground room used for burial, or to store valuables, wine etc.
VAULT, verb. (transitive) To build as, or cover with a vault.
VAULT, verb. (ambitransitive) To jump or leap over.
VAULT, noun. An act of vaulting; a leap or jump.
VAULT, noun. (gymnastics) An event in gymanstics performed on a vaulting horse.

Dictionary definition

VAULT, noun. A burial chamber (usually underground).
VAULT, noun. A strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables.
VAULT, noun. An arched brick or stone ceiling or roof.
VAULT, noun. The act of jumping over an obstacle.
VAULT, verb. Jump across or leap over (an obstacle).
VAULT, verb. Bound vigorously.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke