HyperDic: bail

English > 7 senses of the word bail:
NOUNpossessionbail, bail bond, bond(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
cognitionbailthe 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)
VERBsocialbailrelease after a security has been paid
possessionbaildeliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
communicationbailsecure the release of (someone) by providing security
changebailempty (a vessel) by bailing
changebailremove (water) from a vessel with a container
bail > pronunciation
Soundsbey'l
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English > bail: 7 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaning(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial.
Example"the judge set bail at $10,000"
Synonymsbail bond, bond
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
Broaderrecognizance, recognisance(law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law
Spanishcaución, fianza
Catalanfiança
Verbsbailrelease after a security has been paid
English > bail: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe 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).
Example"he is out on bail"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlegal systemA system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
Spanishfianza
Verbsbailsecure the release of (someone) by providing security
bailrelease after a security has been paid
English > bail: 7 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningRelease after a security has been paid.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderfree, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loosegrant freedom to
Similar tobailSecure the release of (someone) by providing security
Adjectivesbailableadmitting of bail
Nounsbailthe 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)
bail(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
English > bail: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningdeliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderhand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, deliver, renderTo surrender / surrender someone or something to another
Nounsbaileethe agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered
bailmentthe delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee
English > bail: 7 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningSecure the release of (someone) by providing security.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderguarantee, vouchGive surety or assume responsibility
Similar tobailRelease after a security has been paid
Adjectivesbailableadmitting of bail
Nounsbailthe 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)
bailorthe person who delivers personal property (goods or money) in trust to the bailee in a bailment
English > bail: 7 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningEmpty (a vessel) by bailing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderemptymake void or empty of contents
Similar tobailRemove (water) from a vessel with a container
English > bail: 7 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningRemove (water) from a vessel with a container.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar tobailEmpty (a vessel) by bailing

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