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bail out

verb

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

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

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The first known use of bail out was in 1925

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“Bail out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bail%20out. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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