Information about English word BAIL
Definitions of BAIL
- 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.
- A bucket or scoop used for removing water from a boat etc.
- A person who bails water out of a boat.
- Custody; keeping.
- To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail.
- To release a person under such guarantee.
- To hand over personal property to be held temporarily by another as a bailment.
- To remove (water) from a boat by scooping it out.
- To remove water from (a boat) by scooping it out.
- To set free; to deliver; to release.
- To exit quickly.
- To fail to meet a commitment (to a person).
- A hoop, ring or handle (especially of a kettle or bucket).
- A stall for a cow (or other animal) (usually tethered with a semi-circular hoop).
- A hinged bar as a restraint for animals, or on a typewriter.
- A frame to restrain a cow during milking or feeding.
- A hoop, ring, or other object used to connect a pendant to a necklace.
- One of the two wooden crosspieces that rest on top of the stumps to form a wicket.
- Normally curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull. This may also be on a kettle or pail.
- To secure the head of a cow during milking.
- To confine.
- To secure (a cow) by placing its head in a bail for milking.
- To keep (a traveller) detained in order to rob them; to corner (a wild animal); loosely, to detain, hold up. (Usually with .)
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