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- v. To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
- v. To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
- v. To rescue, especially financially.
- v. To exit an aircraft while in flight.
- v. To leave (or not attend at all) a place or a situation, especially quickly or when the situation has become undesirable.
- v. To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.
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- v. remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side
- v. free on bail
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- With Penn State poised to finally win one in the Big Ten, Jordan Taylor emerged to bail out No. 18 Wisconsin and add to the Nittany Lions 'misery.
Gabrielle would be smart to bail out on him, Tench thought.
He guessed not, then second-guessed himself and started to hang up, then third-guessed himself and decided he had to know and he could bail out fast if it came to that.
"Personally," Yolanda said, "I think Tench was leaning on you in hopes you'd panic and do something dumb – like bail out and confess to the affair."