bail something out

ˌbail ˈout | ˌbail (sth)ˈout derived
to empty water from sth by lifting it out with your hand or a container

He had to stop rowing to bail water out of the boat.

The boat will sink unless we bail out.

Main entry:bailderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bail somebody out of something — ˌbail sbˈout (of sth) derived to rescue sb from a difficult situation • The government had to bail the company out of financial difficulty. • Ryan s late goal bailed out his team. Main entry: ↑bailderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail someone/something out — RESCUE, save, relieve; finance, help (out), assist, aid; informal save someone s bacon/neck/skin. → bail * * * release someone or something from a difficulty; rescue the state will not bail out loss making enterprises …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail someone/something out — Syn: rescue, save, relieve, finance, help (out), aid …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • bale something out — ˌbale ˈout | ˌbale sthˈout | ˌbale sbˈout derived (BrE) = ↑bail out, ↑bail something out, ↑bail somebody out Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail — 1 noun (U) 1 money left with a court of law to prove that a prisoner will return when their trial 1 (1) starts: release sb on bail/grant sb bail (=let someone out of prison when bail is paid): She was released on bail of $5000. | be on bail (=be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bail — noun he was released on bail bail out bail someone out bail something out Syn: surety, security, assurance, indemnity, indemnification; bond, guarantee, pledge; archaic gage …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bail — bail1 [beıl] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: keeping someone as a prisoner , from baillier to deliver, keep as a prisoner , from Medieval Latin bajulare to control , from Latin bajulus someone who carries loads ] 1.) [U] money left with …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bail — ▪ I. bail bail 1 [beɪl] noun [uncountable] LAW 1. when someone who has been accused of a crime is allowed to remain free until their court case starts, usually because an amount of money has been given to the court which the court will keep if… …   Financial and business terms

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