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bail out

or

bale out

vb (adverb)
1. (Aeronautics) (intr) to make an emergency parachute jump from an aircraft
2. (tr) informal to help (a person, organization, etc) out of a predicament: the government bailed the company out.
3. (intr) informal to escape from a predicament
n
an act of bailing out, usually by the government, of a failing institution or business
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bail out - free on bail
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
free, loose, unloose, unloosen, release, liberate - grant freedom to; free from confinement
2.bail out - remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the sidebail out - remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

bail 2

verb
To take a substance, as liquid, from a container by plunging the hand or a utensil into it:
dip, lade, ladle, scoop (up).
phrasal verb
bail out
To catapult oneself from a disabled aircraft:
Translations
يَقْفِزُ بالمِظَلَّهيَكْفَل، يُطْلَق سَراحُه بالكَفالَه
dosáhnout propuštění na kaucivyskočit s padákem
løslade mod kaution
óvadék ellenében szabadlábra helyez
leysa út meî tryggingarfé
núdzovo vyskočiť s padákomprepustiť na kauciu
kefaletle serbest bıraktırmakparaşütle atlamak

w>bail out

vt sep
(Jur) → gegen Kaution or Sicherheitsleistung freibekommen, die Kaution stellen für
(fig)aus der Patsche helfen (+dat) (inf)
boat = bale out

bail1

(beil) noun
a sum of money which is given to a court of law to get an untried prisoner out of prison until the time of his trial, and which acts as security for his return. bail of $500.
bail out
1. to set (a person) free by giving such money to a court of law. He was bailed out by his father.
2. (American) to parachute from a plane in an emergency.
See also bale out under bale2
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US President Barack Obama has told taxpayers that they will get their money back for saving General Motors, taking credit for an unpopular bail-out the White House sees as a clear symbol of success.
Summary: Angry shareholders have accused ministers of "legalised theft" over the Bradford and Bingley government bail-out.
THE International Monetary Fund said yesterday it could help Ireland amid speculation that the financiallystrapped country is heading for a bail-out.
Speculation about a bail-out for Ireland pushed the Dublin government's borrowing costs to record highs last week, the latest indication that the continent-wide crisis over governments with too much debt is still festering and clouding prospects for a hesitant economic recovery.
THE European Commission yesterday challenged Washington politicians to show "statesmanship" and reverse yesterday's rejection of the bail-out plans.
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But the European Commission warned that any Greek administration will have to honour the austerity policy agreed as part of multibillion-pound EU-IMF bail-out packages to keep Greece afloat.
to try to calm nerves over a possible European Union bail-out of Ireland.
In turn, this has the ancillary benefit of making it simpler for future corporate debt obligations to be addressed through court-based restructurings, rather than through a sovereign bail-out, reducing the pressure on Dubai to continue offering financial support to corporate entities, and on Abu Dhabi to accede to further financial pressures in the neighbouring emirate".
Encouraging weak countries to prolong their reliance on budget deficits by holding out the hope of a de facto bail-out would be very costly for EMU's more solid countries, while undermining EMU's hard-won credibility as an area of stability and fiscal soundness.