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Synonyms for bail

scoop

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bail out

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bail something or someone out

Synonyms for bail

money supplied for the temporary release of an arrested person that guarantees appearance of that person for trial

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one who posts bond

to take a substance, as liquid, from a container by plunging the hand or a utensil into it

bail out: to catapult oneself from a disabled aircraft

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Synonyms for bail

(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial

the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial)

release after a security has been paid

deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

secure the release of (someone) by providing security

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empty (a vessel) by bailing

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remove (water) from a vessel with a container

References in classic literature ?
George was the veriest of landlubbers, so I was forced to give over bailing and take the tiller.
Yellow Handkerchief approached me, and, pointing out his village on the Point Pedro beach, gave me to understand that if I turned the Reindeer in that direction and put them ashore, they, in turn, would go to bailing.
He fell against Yellow Handkerchief's knees, who stumbled over him, and the pair wallowed in the bailing hole where the cockpit floor was torn open.
For obey they would not when I ordered them into the bailing hole.
But the Chinese scrambled madly into the cockpit and fell to bailing with buckets, pots, pans, and everything they could lay hands on.