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Meaning of bail

Definitions of bail

1. [n] - (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial

2. [n] - 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)

3. [v] - release after a security has been paid

4. [v] - deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

5. [v] - secure the release of (someone) by providing security

6. [v] - empty (a vessel) by bailing

7. [v] - remove (water) from a vessel with a container


Quotes - Example use of the word bail

1. he is out on bail

2. the judge set bail at $10,000

3. a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman

bail Synonyms


bail bond


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