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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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