vault

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
vault

Plural
vaults

  1. A vault is a roof that is in the form of an arch.
  2. A vault is a secure room that is used to store currency and other valuable items.
    The bank kept their money safe in a large vault.

Verb[change]

Plain form
vault

Third-person singular
vaults

Past tense
vaulted

Past participle
vaulted

Present participle
vaulting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If a person vaults over a wall, they jump or leap over it.
    The fugitive vaulted over the fence to escape.