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1. vault

noun. ['ˈvɔlt'] a burial chamber (usually underground).

Synonyms

  • sepulchre
  • burial vault
  • charnel house
  • columbarium
  • burial chamber
  • sepulture
  • charnel

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • decrease
  • ascend

Etymology

  • volte (English)
  • volvita (English)
  • volter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Vault

  • renault
  • pinault
  • kuralt
  • exalt
  • default
  • basalt
  • perrault
  • brault
  • assault
  • walt
  • sault
  • salt
  • nault
  • mault
  • malt
  • kalt
  • halt
  • gault
  • galt
  • fault
  • dault

Example sentences of the word vault


1. Noun, singular or mass
The King Lake campground has rustic facilities; a hand pump well and vault toilets.

2. Verb, past participle
The campground has vault toilets and a hand pump well for water.

3. Adjective
This is a rustic site with vault toilets and a well for water.

Quotes containing the word vault


1. Worst of all, the inner vault is guarded by a live dragon, attended by fifty naked women armed with poisoned spears, each of them sworn to die in Requin's service. All redheads.-You're just making that up, Jean.
- Scott Lynch, Red Seas Under Red Skies

2. Compassion [10w] Compassion is the combination to enter the vault of heaven.
- Beryl Dov

2. vault

noun. ['ˈvɔlt'] the act of jumping over an obstacle.

Synonyms

  • hurdle
  • jump

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • volte (English)
  • volvita (English)
  • volter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. vault

noun. ['ˈvɔlt'] an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof.

Synonyms

  • barrel vault
  • fenestella
  • groined vault
  • ribbed vault
  • roof

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • volte (English)
  • volvita (English)
  • volter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. vault

noun. ['ˈvɔlt'] a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables.

Synonyms

  • bank building
  • strongroom
  • bank

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • wane
  • stop
  • stay

Etymology

  • volte (English)
  • volvita (English)
  • volter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. vault

verb. ['ˈvɔlt'] bound vigorously.

Synonyms

  • leap
  • jump
  • spring

Antonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • inelasticity
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • volte (English)
  • volvita (English)
  • volter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. vault

verb. ['ˈvɔlt'] jump across or leap over (an obstacle).

Synonyms

  • bound
  • leap
  • jump
  • spring
  • hurdle

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take

Etymology

  • volte (English)
  • volvita (English)
  • volter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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