Translation of "vault" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /vɒlt/ us /vɑːlt/

a type of arch that supports a roof or ceiling, especially in a church or public building, or a ceiling or roof supported by several of these arches


UK also vaults a room, especially in a bank, with thick walls and a strong door, used to store money or valuable things in safe conditions

a bank vault
She entered the vault with an armed guard.

a room under a church or a small building in a cemetery where dead bodies are buried

She was buried in the family vault.
verb uk /vɒlt/ us /vɑːlt/

to jump over something by first putting your hands on it or by using a pole

He vaulted over the gate.
She vaulted the wall and kept running.
He has vaulted 6.02 m in indoor competitions this year.
→ See also pole vault

(Translation of “vault” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /voːlt/

(a room, especially a cellar, with) an arched roof or ceiling

sótano; bodega
the castle vaults.

an underground room, especially for storing valuables

cámara acorazada
The thieves broke into the bank vaults.

a burial chamber, often for all the members of a family

panteón; (en la iglesia) cripta
He was buried in the family vault.
vaulted adjective

(of a roof or ceiling) arched

The hall has a magnificent vaulted ceiling.

(of a building etc) having an arched roof or ceiling

a vaulted chapel

(Translation of “vault” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)