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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 ?
I could have your bail reduced; and then if you had the money you could pay it and skip.
Among his other disabilities, he was a consumptive, and I knew that if he attempted to bail, it might bring on a hemorrhage.
And meanwhile I can't take any bail for your appearance.
This money, however, he thought proper to deposit in my landlady's hand, possibly by way of bail or security that he would hereafter appear and answer to the charge against him; but whatever were the conditions, certain it is, that she had the money and the ensign his liberty.
The next day Monsieur Robert Darzac was released on bail, while Daddy Jacques received the immediate benefit of a "no cause for action.
That I'll go bail for," said the Major, trying to look knowing, at which George laughed; and Mrs.
Billy, he told her, had refused bail, refused a lawyer, had asked to be tried by the Court, had pleaded guilty, and had received a sentence of sixty dollars or thirty days.
He remanded me at once for the production of the witness, expressing, at the same time, his willingness to take bail for my reappearance if I could produce one responsible surety to offer it.
Accordingly he sent the fellow to Newgate for that assault, and his master gave bail, and so we came away; but I had the satisfaction of seeing the mob wait upon them both, as they came out, hallooing and throwing stones and dirt at the coaches they rode in; and so I came home to my governess.
Therefore, I call upon you both--as I was about to say when I was interrupted by my clerk--to find bail.