Synonyms and 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 bail, go, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk outRelated Words set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdrawNear Antonyms abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms arrive, come, show up, turn up
2 to remove from danger or harm the government bailed out the savings and loan industry Synonyms save, bring off, deliver, rescueRelated Words salvage; emancipate, free, liberate, manumit, release; disentangle, extricate; recoverAntonyms adventure, compromise, endanger, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopardize, peril, risk, venture
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