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  • verb transitive To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
  • verb transitive, nautical To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
  • verb transitive, idiomatic To rescue, especially financially.
  • verb intransitive To exit an aircraft while in flight.
  • verb intransitive, idiomatic, slang To leave (or not attend at all) a place or a situation, especially quickly or when the situation has become undesirable.
  • verb intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.

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  • verb remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side
  • verb free on bail

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