1. [ noun ] a burial chamber (usually underground)
Synonyms: burial_vault
Related terms: burial_chamber charnel_house columbarium
2. [ noun ] (architecture) an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof
Related terms: roof groined_vault ribbed_vault barrel_vault lunette
3. [ noun ] (banking) a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
Synonyms: bank_vault
Related terms: strongroom bank
4. [ verb ] bound vigorously
Related terms: jump vaulter
5. [ verb ] jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
Synonyms: overleap
Related terms: jump hurdle
6. [ noun ] the act of jumping over an obstacle
Synonyms: hurdle
Related terms: jump hurdle
Similar spelling:   valet