bail out

verb

Definition of bail out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to parachute from an aircraft

  3. 2 :  to abandon a harmful or difficult situation; also :  leave, depart

Examples of bail out in a Sentence

  1. if the meeting seems like it will never end, find an excuse to bail out

  2. the government bailed out the savings and loan industry

First Known Use of bail out

1925



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