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  Definition of bail
  1. 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"
  2. (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"
  3. remove (water) from a vessel with a container
  4. empty (a vessel) by bailing
  5. secure the release of (someone) by providing security
  6. deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
  7. release after a security has been paid
Similar Words: bail bond, bond

 

Derivational Morphology: bailor, bailment, bailee, bail bond, bond

 

Anagrams: Bali

 

 
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