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(noun, verb)


There are 7 meanings of the word Bail.

How to pronounce bail:


Bail - as a noun

(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"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bail bondbond7

The 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"

Bail - as a verb

Release after a security has been paid

Deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

Secure the release of (someone) by providing security

Empty (a vessel) by bailing

Remove (water) from a vessel with a container

Example Sentences

"He was released on bail pending his trial."
"The judge set the bail at $100,000."
"She posted bail and was free to leave the jail."
"After paying the bail, he was allowed to return home."
"The defendant's lawyer argued for a lower bail amount."
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Word Game Points

Is BAIL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bail is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BAIL has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is BAIL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bail is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BAIL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 8.

Is BAIL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bail is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BAIL has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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