bail someone/something out


bail someone/something out
Syn:
rescue, save, relieve, finance, help (out), aid

Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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/thing out — rescue someone or something from a difficulty. → bail someone/thing up …   English new terms dictionary

  • bail someone out — bail something out the state was called in to bail out the foundering housing project Syn: rescue, save, relieve; finance, help (out), assist, aid; informal save someone s bacon/neck/skin …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bail something out — See bail someone out …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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 Syn: surety, security, indemnity, bond, guarantee, pledge Phrases: bail out bail someone/something out …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 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

  • bail — bail1 noun 1》 the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court. 2》 money paid by or for such a person as security. verb release or secure the… …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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 — 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