Bail-out meaning

(idiomatic) To rescue, especially financially.

Once again, the industry got itself in trouble and government had to bail it out.

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To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
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(nautical) To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
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(intransitive, with of) To exit an aircraft while in flight.
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(intransitive, idiomatic, slang, with of) To leave (not attend at all) a place or a situation, especially quickly or when the situation has become undesirable.

I'm going to bail out of class today.

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(intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial, with of) To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.

I'm going to bail out of stocks and buy gold instead.

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Alternative spelling of bailout.
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