Definition of Bail


  • 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"
  • (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"
    - bail bond


  • remove (water) from a vessel with a container
  • empty (a vessel) by bailing
  • secure the release of (someone) by providing security
  • deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
  • release after a security has been paid
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Unscramble bail

13 unscramble word found using the letters bail.

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