Synonyms for bail

Synonyms for (noun) bail

Synonyms: bail

Definition: 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)

Usage: he is out on bail

Similar words: legal system

Definition: a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws


Synonyms: bond, bail, bail bond

Definition: (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial

Usage: the judge set bail at $10,000; a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman

Similar words: recognisance, recognizance

Definition: (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

Synonyms for (verb) bail

Synonyms: bail

Definition: remove (water) from a vessel with a container

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: bail

Definition: empty (a vessel) by bailing

Similar words: empty

Definition: make void or empty of contents

Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building


Synonyms: bail

Definition: secure the release of (someone) by providing security

Similar words: guarantee, vouch

Definition: give surety or assume responsibility

Usage: I vouch for the quality of my products


Synonyms: bail

Definition: deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

Similar words: deliver, fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, turn in, render

Definition: to surrender someone or something to another

Usage: the guard delivered the criminal to the police; render up the prisoners; render the town to the enemy; fork over the money


Synonyms: bail

Definition: release after a security has been paid

Similar words: release, liberate, loose, free, unloose, unloosen

Definition: grant freedom to; free from confinement