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I wrote about real people and real circumstances and real neighborhoods. There was no crypt or castles or H.P. Lovecraft-type environments. They were just about normal people who had something bizarre happening to them in the neighborhood.
Richard Matheson

Meaning of "crypt" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRYPT

From Latin crypta, from Greek kruptē vault, secret place, from kruptos hidden, from kruptein to hide.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRYPT

crypt  [krɪpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRYPT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crypt is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRYPT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crypt

Crypt

In architecture, a crypt is a stone chamber or vault beneath the floor of a burial vault possibly containing sarcophagi, coffins or relics. Originally crypts were typically found below the main apse of a church, such as at the Abbey of Saint-Germain en Auxerre, but were later located beneath naves and transepts as well. Occasionally churches were raised high to accommodate a crypt at the ground level, such as St Michael's Church in Hildesheim, Germany.

Definition of crypt in the English dictionary

The definition of crypt in the dictionary is a cellar, vault, or underground chamber, esp beneath a church, where it is often used as a chapel, burial place, etc. Other definition of crypt is any pitlike recess or depression.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRYPT


adscript
ˈædˌskrɪpt
conscript
ˈkɒnskrɪpt
decrypt
diːˈkrɪpt
encrypt
ɪnˈkrɪpt
gripped
ɡrɪpt
JavaScript
ˈdʒɑːvəˌskrɪpt
manuscript
ˈmænjʊˌskrɪpt
nondescript
ˈnɒndɪˌskrɪpt
postscript
ˈpəʊsˌskrɪpt
prescript
ˈpriːskrɪpt
proscript
ˈprəʊˌskrɪpt
rescript
ˈriːˌskrɪpt
ripped
rɪpt
script
skrɪpt
subscript
ˈsʌbskrɪpt
superscript
ˈsuːpəˌskrɪpt
tapescript
ˈteɪpˌskrɪpt
transcript
ˈtrænskrɪpt
typescript
ˈtaɪpˌskrɪpt
unstripped
ʌnˈstrɪpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRYPT

cryotron
cryptadia
cryptaesthesia
cryptaesthetic
cryptal
cryptanalysis
cryptanalyst
cryptanalytic
cryptanalytical
cryptarithm
cryptesthesia
cryptic
cryptic crossword
cryptical
cryptically
cryptobiont
cryptobiosis
cryptoclastic
cryptococcal
cryptococcosis

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRYPT

accept
adapt
adopt
apt
Arab Republic of Egypt
attempt
concept
corrupt
dept
Egypt
eucalypt
except
kept
Lower Egypt
opt
prompt
pt
receipt
sept
Upper Egypt

Synonyms and antonyms of crypt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRYPT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crypt» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crypt

Translation of «crypt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRYPT

Find out the translation of crypt to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crypt from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crypt» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地窖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cripta
570 millions of speakers

English

crypt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तहखाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سرداب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

склеп
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cripta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমাধিগৃহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

crypte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crypt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gruft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地下室
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지하실
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crypt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhà mồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலவறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रिप्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

crypt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cripta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krypta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

склеп
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

criptă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρύπτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grafkelder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krypta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krypten
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crypt

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRYPT»

The term «crypt» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.433 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRYPT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crypt

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QUOTES WITH «CRYPT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crypt.
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Richard Matheson
I wrote about real people and real circumstances and real neighborhoods. There was no crypt or castles or H.P. Lovecraft-type environments. They were just about normal people who had something bizarre happening to them in the neighborhood.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRYPT»

Discover the use of crypt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crypt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tales From The Crypt: The Official Archives Including the ...
Contains the official biography of the Crypt Keeper, a history of EC Horror Comics, 105 covers, and other stories, facts, and features relating to "Tales from the Crypt"
Digby Diehl, 1997
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Dracula's Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of ...
"Dracula's Crypt unearths the Irish roots of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece, offering a fresh interpretation of the author's relationship to his novel and to the politics of blood that consumes its characters.
Joseph Valente, 2002
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Tales from the Freudian Crypt: The Death Drive in Text and ...
"Here is a brilliant, wide-ranging, exuberant book by a young scholar who knows the literature surrounding psychoanalysis as thoroughly, and as cannily, as anyone alive.
Todd Dufresne, 2000
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The Crystal Crypt
Immerse yourself in this gripping tale of interplanetary war from the mind of science fiction master Philip K. Dick.
Philip K. Dick, 2012
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Tales from the Crypt #1: Ghouls Gone Wild
Presents four tales of terror in the spirit of the original EC Comics series, including "Body of Work", where two nosy and somewhat murderous neighbors discover shocking inspiration for Jack Kroll's outsider artwork.
‎2007
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Crypt 33: The Saga of Marilyn Monroe: The Saga of Marilyn Monroe
An examination of the hotly debated death of Marilyn Monroe chronicles Monroe's life, clears the CIA of conspiracy in the crime, and indicts previously unnamed Mafia killers.
Adela Gregory, Milo Speriglio, 2012
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The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt
In this, the second book in the Johnny Dixon mystery series, Johnny must find the lost will of Mr. H. Bagwell Glomus, a man of great fortune and sinister witchcraft.
John Bellairs, 2014
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The Black Heart Crypt: A Haunted Mystery
But the ghosts who have their eye on Zack aren't thinking mischief, they are thinking murder. In this fourth volume of Chris Grabenstein's popular Haunted Mysteries series, Zack must once again do battle with malevolent spirits.
Chris Grabenstein, 2011
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Tales from the art crypt: the painters, the museums, the ...
Feigen has given us an intimate, engrossing portrait of the great art game as it has been played in the twentieth century.
Richard L. Feigen, 2000
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Cat in the Crypt
After tabby cat Bathsheba disappears, Mandy Hope begins to have haunting dreams of a strange cat, forcing her to wonder if the dream cat is trying to lead her to the missing Bathsheba.
Ben M. Baglio, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRYPT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crypt is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Crypt Lake Trail's hiking, scenery, wildlife create thrilling spot for …
On a recent trip to Crypt Lake Trail in southern Alberta, community blogger Esther Swartzentruber and friends got the chance to experience the ... «The Elkhart Truth, Jul 15»
2
Relatives angered by organization's removal of veterans' cremains
... crematoriums, some would occasionally accept cremains from funeral homes, perhaps when the family didn't want to pay for a crypt or niche. «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
3
Remains Of Army Medal Of Honor Winner To Be Delivered To …
The cremated remains of an Army Medal of Honor winner that have been in an unmarked crypt in San Diego since 1921 will be delivered to the ... «KPBS, Jul 15»
4
Taxidermy is making a comeback in bars and craft classes
There is a crypt critter for every possible taste out there. So we can all be free to contemplate the nature of our mortality and humanity and what ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
5
Haines City Plans Cemetery Fixes
A grave with a cracked crypt is in disrepair at the Oakland Cemetery on Cemetery Road in Haines City on Tuesday. About four acres at the ... «The Ledger, Jul 15»
6
Cult heroes: Lou Christie has been a trucker, a roughneck, a carnie …
In the late 50s, when he was 15, Lou Christie had been to an audition in the crypt of his local church where he met Twyla Herbert, a red-haired ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
The Scream Factory Unveils New Army of Darkness and Tales from …
The Scream Factory today showed off the Blu-ray artwork for their upcoming releases of Army of Darkness and Tales from the Crypt's Demon ... «Dread Central, Jul 15»
8
Spooky hotel offers stays in a crypt
A hotel in Maine, the home state of horror writer Stephen King, is now offering guests the chance to spend a night in the crypt of a former church ... «Travel Daily Media, Jul 15»
9
Would you rent this Lewiston crypt for the evening?
What if that crypt had held for over a century the remains of the builder and first priest of the church? And the room came with a plush coffin for ... «Bangor Daily News, Jul 15»
10
Want To Spend The Night in A Crypt?
Thrill seekers and worshippers of the dead will be happy to know that you can now spend the night in a crypt. The Inn at the Agora, created from ... «TravelPulse, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Crypt [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crypt>. Sep 2019 ».
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