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The temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money be lodged to guarantee their appearance in court,
  1. Scoop water out of (a ship or boat)
    • - the first priority is to bail out the boat with buckets
  2. Scoop (water) out of a ship or boat
    • - I started to use my hands to bail out the water
  3. Abandon a commitment, obligation, or responsibility
    • - after 12 years of this, including Sunday Mass with the family, I bailed
  4. Let (someone) down by failing to fulfill a commitment, obligation, or responsibility
    • - he looks a little like the guy who bailed on me
  1. A bar that holds something in place, in particular

  2. A bar that guides fishing line on a reel

  3. A bar on a typewriter or computer printer that holds the paper steady

  4. A bar on a crampon that fits into a groove in the sole of a boot

  5. A bar separating horses in an open stable

  6. An arched handle, such as on a bucket or a teapot
    • - drawers fitted with brass bail handles
  7. Either of the two crosspieces bridging the stumps, which the bowler and fielders try to dislodge with the ball to get the batsman out

  1. (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; "the judge set bail at $10,000"; "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"
  2. release after a security has been paid
  3. deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
  4. 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); "he is out on bail"
  5. secure the release of (someone) by providing security
  6. empty (a vessel) by bailing
  7. Traditionally, bail is some form of property deposited or pledged to a court to persuade it to release a suspect from jail, on the understanding that the suspect will return for trial or forfeit the bail (and possibly be brought up on charges of the crime of failure to appear). ...
  8. Bail in Canada refers to the release (or detention) of a person charged with a criminal offence prior to being sentenced. A person may be released by a peace officer or by the courts. A release on bail by the courts is officially known as a judicial interim release. ...
  9. In the sport of cricket, a bail is one of the two smaller sticks placed on top of the three stumps to form a wicket. The bails are used to determine when the wicket is broken, which in turn is one of the critical factors in determining whether a batsman is out bowled, stumped, run out or hit wicket.
  10. A bail is a component of certain types of jewelry, mostly necklaces, that is used to attach a pendant. The bail is normally placed in the center of the necklace where the pendant hangs.
  11. Bails are small components of jewellery of almost any material, but usually precious metal, used to hang cabochons or pendants from chains for necklaces, earrings, bracelets and other items.
  12. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial; Release from imprisonment on payment of such money; The person providing such payment; One of the two wooden crosspieces that rest on top of the stumps to ...
  13. (Bailing) When water is being dipped or scooped out of the boat it is called "Bailing".
  14. (Bails) The two small pieces of moulded timber which sit atop the stumps.
  15. (Bails) Arched hooplike pieces that are attached to glass pieces, allowing you to hang the glass piece on a chain or link it to another object.
  16. To ditch (toss away) your bike before a crash, oftentimes done mid-flight during a jump.
  17. The release, prior to trial, of a person accused of a crime, under specified conditions designed to assure that person's appearance in court when required. Also can refer to the amount of bond money posted as a financial condition of pretrial release. ...
  18. A metal finding that is folded closed, from which a pendant, watch, stone, etc., may be hung from a chain or cord.
  19. Metal, semi-circular arm of an open-face spinning reel that engages the line after a cast.
  20. The money a defendant pays as a guarantee that he or she will show up in court at a later date. For most serious crimes, a judge sets bail during the arraignment.
  21. (noun) The surety or sureties who procure the release of a person under arrest; by becoming responsible for his appearance at the time and place designated. Those persons who become sureties for the appearance of the defendant in Court. ...
  22. An amount of money that the accused must post so that he or she can get out of jail. If the accused shows up for future court dates, the bail money is returned. If, however, the accused doesn't show up or flees, the court will keep the money and issue an arrest warrant.
  23. v. to jump off in order to avoid an imminent crash.
  24. A written obligation with or without collateral security, given to a court to guarantee appearance before the court.
  25. Money ordered to be paid to the court in exchange for release from jail while a criminal case is pending.