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Definition of bail verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bail

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//beɪl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bail
     
    he / she / it bails
     
    past simple bailed
     
    -ing form bailing
     
     
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  1. 1 [transitive] to release someone on bail His son called home to get bailed out of jail.
  2. 2 [intransitive] (informal) to leave a place, especially quickly Sorry, I really have to bail.
  3. Phrasal Verbsbail out (of something)bail outbail somebodyoutbail somebodyout (of something)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bail

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