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Skip vs. Vault — What's the Difference?

Skip vs. Vault — What's the Difference?

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Skip

Move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce
She began to skip down the path
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Vault

An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
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Skip

Jump over a rope which is held at both ends by oneself or two other people and turned repeatedly over the head and under the feet, as a game or for exercise
Training was centred on running and skipping
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Vault

An arched overhead covering, such as the sky, that resembles the architectural structure in form.
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Skip

Omit (part of a book that one is reading, or a stage in a sequence that one is following)
The video manual allows the viewer to skip sections he's not interested in
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Vault

A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with an arched ceiling, especially when underground.
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Skip

Fail to attend or deal with as appropriate; miss
Try not to skip breakfast
I wanted to skip my English lesson to visit my mother
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Vault

A room or compartment, often built of steel, for the safekeeping of valuables
A bank vault.
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Skip

Throw (a stone) so that it ricochets off the surface of water
They skipped stones across the creek
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Vault

A burial chamber, especially when underground.
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Skip

Act as skip of (a side)
They lost to another Stranraer team, skipped by Peter Wilson
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Vault

(Anatomy) An arched part of the body, especially the top part of the skull.
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Skip

A light, bouncing step; a skipping movement
He moved with a strange, dancing skip
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Vault

The act of vaulting; a jump.
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Skip

An act of passing over part of a sequence of data or instructions.
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Vault

A piece of gymnastic equipment with an upholstered body used especially for vaulting. Also called vaulting horse.
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Skip

A person who is missing, especially one who has defaulted on a debt.
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Vault

To construct or supply with an arched ceiling; cover with a vault.
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Skip

A large transportable open-topped container for building and other refuse
I've salvaged a carpet from a skip
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Vault

To build or make in the shape of a vault; arch.
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Skip

A cage or bucket in which men or materials are lowered and raised in mines and quarries.
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Vault

To jump or leap over, especially with the aid of a support such as the hands or a pole.
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Skip

The captain or director of a side at bowls or curling.
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Vault

To jump or leap, especially with the use of the hands or a pole.
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Skip

To move by hopping on one foot and then the other.
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Vault

To accomplish something suddenly or vigorously
Vaulted into a position of wealth.
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Skip

To leap lightly about.
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Vault

An arched masonry structure supporting and forming a ceiling, whether freestanding or forming part of a larger building.
The decoration of the vault of Sainte-Chapelle was much brighter before its 19th-century restoration.
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Skip

To bounce over or be deflected from a surface; skim or ricochet
Threw the stone so it skipped over the water.
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Vault

Any arched ceiling or roof.
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Skip

To pass from point to point, omitting or disregarding what intervenes
Skipped through the list hurriedly.
Skipping over the dull passages in the novel.
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Vault

Anything resembling such a downward-facing concave structure, particularly the sky and caves.
The stalactites held tightly to the cave's vault.
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Skip

To be promoted in school beyond the next regular class or grade.
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Vault

The space covered by an arched roof, particularly underground rooms and church crypts.
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Skip

(Informal) To leave hastily; abscond
Skipped out of town.
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Vault

Any cellar or underground storeroom.
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Skip

To misfire. Used of an engine.
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Vault

Any burial chamber, particularly those underground.
Family members had been buried in the vault for centuries.
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Skip

To leap or jump lightly over
Skip rope.
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Vault

The secure room or rooms in or below a bank used to store currency and other valuables; similar rooms in other settings.
The bank kept their money safe in a large vault.
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Skip

To pass over without mentioning; omit
Skipped the minor details of the story.
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Vault

Any archive of past content.
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Skip

To miss or omit as one in a series
My heart skipped a beat.
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Vault

(computing) An encrypted digital archive.
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Skip

To cause to bounce lightly over a surface; skim.
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Vault

An underground or covered conduit for water or waste; a drain; a sewer.
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Skip

To be promoted beyond (the next grade or level).
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Vault

An underground or covered reservoir for water or waste; a cistern; a cesspit.
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Skip

(Informal) To leave hastily
The fugitive skipped town.
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Vault

A room employing a cesspit or sewer: an outhouse; a lavatory.
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Skip

(Informal) To fail to attend
We skipped science class again.
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Vault

An act of vaulting, formerly by deer; a leap or jump.
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Skip

A leaping or jumping movement, especially a gait in which hops and steps alternate.
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Vault

(gymnastics) A piece of apparatus used for performing jumps.
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Skip

An act of passing over something; an omission.
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Vault

(gymnastics) A gymnastic movement performed on this apparatus.
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Skip

A control mechanism on an audio or video player that interrupts the playing of a recording and advances or reverses to the beginning of the nearest chapter, track, or other division.
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Vault

(equestrianism) volte: a circular movement by the horse.
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Skip

A container for receiving, transporting, and dumping waste materials.
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Vault

(gymnastics) An event or performance involving a vaulting horse.
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Skip

(intransitive) To move by hopping on alternate feet.
She will skip from one end of the sidewalk to the other.
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Vault

(transitive) To build as, or cover with a vault.
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Skip

(intransitive) To leap about lightly.
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Vault

(ambitransitive) To jump or leap over.
The fugitive vaulted over the fence to escape.
The fugitive vaulted the fence to escape.
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Skip

(intransitive) To skim, ricochet or bounce over a surface.
The rock will skip across the pond.
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Vault

An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling or canopy.
The long-drawn aisle and fretted vault.
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Skip

(transitive) To throw (something), making it skim, ricochet, or bounce over a surface.
I bet I can skip this rock to the other side of the pond.
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Vault

An arched apartment; especially, a subterranean room, used for storing articles, for a prison, for interment, or the like; a cell; a cellar.
The silent vaults of death.
To banish rats that haunt our vault.
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Skip

(transitive) To disregard, miss or omit part of a continuation (some item or stage).
My heart will skip a beat.
I will read most of the book, but skip the first chapter because the video covered it.
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Vault

The canopy of heaven; the sky.
That heaven's vault should crack.
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Skip

Not to attend (some event, especially a class or a meeting).
Yeah, I really should go to the quarterly meeting but I think I'm going to skip it.
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Vault

A leap or bound.
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Skip

To leave, especially in a sudden and covert manner.
To skip the country
A customer who skipped town without paying her hotel bill
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Vault

To form with a vault, or to cover with a vault; to give the shape of an arch to; to arch; as, to vault a roof; to vault a passage to a court.
The shady arch that vaulted the broad green alley.
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Skip

To leap lightly over.
To skip the rope
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Vault

To leap over; esp., to leap over by aid of the hands or a pole; as, to vault a fence.
I will vault credit, and affect high pleasures.
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Skip

To jump rope.
The girls were skipping in the playground.
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Vault

To leap; to bound; to jump; to spring.
Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself.
Leaning on his lance, he vaulted on a tree.
Lucan vaulted upon Pegasus with all the heat and intrepidity of youth.
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Skip

To pass by a stitch as if it were not there, continuing with the next stitch.
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Vault

To exhibit feats of tumbling or leaping; to tumble.
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Skip

(printing) To have insufficient ink transfer.
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Vault

A burial chamber (usually underground)
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Skip

To place an item in a skip (etymology 2, sense 1).
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Vault

A strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
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Skip

A leaping, jumping or skipping movement.
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Vault

An arched brick or stone ceiling or roof
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Skip

The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
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Vault

The act of jumping over an obstacle
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Skip

(music) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
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Vault

Jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
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Skip

A person who attempts to disappear so as not to be found.
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Vault

Bound vigorously
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Skip

(radio) skywave propagation
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Skip

A large open-topped container for waste, designed to be lifted onto the back of a truck to remove it along with its contents. see also skep.
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Skip

(mining) A transportation container in a mine, usually for ore or mullock.
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Skip

(steelmaking) A skip car.
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Skip

A skep, or basket, such as a creel or a handbasket.
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Skip

A wheeled basket used in cotton factories.
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Skip

(sugar manufacture) A charge of syrup in the pans.
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Skip

A beehive.
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Skip

Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship, or other person in authority.
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Skip

(specially) The captain of a sports team. Also, a form of address by the team to the captain.
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Skip

(curling) The player who calls the shots and traditionally throws the last two rocks.
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Skip

(bowls) The captain of a bowls team, who directs the team's tactics and rolls the side's last wood, so as to be able to retrieve a difficult situation if necessary.
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Skip

The scoutmaster of a troop of scouts (youth organization) and their form of address to him.
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Skip

An Australian of Anglo-Celtic descent.
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Skip

A college servant.
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Skip

A basket. See Skep.
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Skip

A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
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Skip

An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
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Skip

A charge of sirup in the pans.
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Skip

A beehive; a skep.
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Skip

A light leap or bound.
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Skip

The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
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Skip

A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
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Skip

To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; - commonly implying a sportive spirit.
The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day,Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?
So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and frisking fantastically.
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Skip

Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; - often followed by over.
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Skip

To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
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Skip

To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these two chapters.
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Skip

To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
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Skip

A gait in which steps and hops alternate
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Skip

A mistake resulting from neglect
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Skip

Bypass;
He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible
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Skip

Intentionally fail to attend;
Cut class
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Skip

Jump lightly
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Skip

Leave suddenly;
She persuaded him to decamp
Skip town
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Skip

Bound off one point after another
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Skip

Cause to skip over a surface;
Skip a stone across the pond
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