Which definition of Bail do you mean?

  • Bail n (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
  • Bail n 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)
  • Bail v release after a security has been paid
  • Bail v deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
  • Bail v secure the release of (someone) by providing security
  • Bail v empty (a vessel) by bailing
  • Bail v remove (water) from a vessel with a container