bail out


Synonyms & Antonyms of bail out

1 to leave a place often for another
  • if the meeting seems like it will never end, find an excuse to bail out

Synonyms for bail out

Words Related to bail out

Phrases Synonymous with bail out

Near Antonyms for bail out

Antonyms for bail out

2 to remove from danger or harm
  • the government bailed out the savings and loan industry

Synonyms for bail out

Words Related to bail out

Antonyms for bail out

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bail out

Time Traveler for bail out

Time Traveler

The first known use of bail out was in 1925

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Bail out.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on bail out

Dictionary: Definition of bail out

Nglish: Translation of bail out for Spanish Speakers

Comments on bail out

What made you want to look up bail out? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!