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Ninety percent of the coaches in the NBA are guards, and there aren't very many big men people coaching, I happen to be one of them and when I coached, everybody on my team, including the guards, had a hook shot, so that it was their bail out shot.
Tom Heinsohn

Meaning of "bail" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BAIL

From Old French: custody, from baillier to hand over, from Latin bāiulāre to carry burdens, from bāiulus carrier, of obscure origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BAIL

bail  [beɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BAIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bail is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb bail in English.

WHAT DOES BAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bail

Traditionally, bail is some form of property deposited or pledged to a court to persuade it to release a suspect from jail, on the understanding that the suspect will return for trial or forfeit the bail. In some cases bail money may be returned at the end of the trial, if all court appearances are made, regardless of whether the person is found guilty or not guilty of the crime accused. If a bondsman is used and a surety bond has been obtained, the fee for that bond is the fee for the insurance policy purchased and is not refundable. In some countries granting bail is common. Even in such countries, however, bail may not be offered by some courts under some circumstances; for instance, if the accused is considered likely not to appear for trial regardless of bail. Legislatures may also set out certain crimes to be not bailable, such as capital crimes.

Definition of bail in the English dictionary

The first definition of bail in the dictionary is a sum of money by which a person is bound to take responsibility for the appearance in court of another person or himself or herself, forfeited if the person fails to appear. Other definition of bail is the person or persons so binding themselves; surety. Bail is also the system permitting release of a person from custody where such security has been taken.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BAIL

PRESENT

Present
I bail
you bail
he/she/it bails
we bail
you bail
they bail
Present continuous
I am bailing
you are bailing
he/she/it is bailing
we are bailing
you are bailing
they are bailing
Present perfect
I have bailed
you have bailed
he/she/it has bailed
we have bailed
you have bailed
they have bailed
Present perfect continuous
I have been bailing
you have been bailing
he/she/it has been bailing
we have been bailing
you have been bailing
they have been bailing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I bailed
you bailed
he/she/it bailed
we bailed
you bailed
they bailed
Past continuous
I was bailing
you were bailing
he/she/it was bailing
we were bailing
you were bailing
they were bailing
Past perfect
I had bailed
you had bailed
he/she/it had bailed
we had bailed
you had bailed
they had bailed
Past perfect continuous
I had been bailing
you had been bailing
he/she/it had been bailing
we had been bailing
you had been bailing
they had been bailing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will bail
you will bail
he/she/it will bail
we will bail
you will bail
they will bail
Future continuous
I will be bailing
you will be bailing
he/she/it will be bailing
we will be bailing
you will be bailing
they will be bailing
Future perfect
I will have bailed
you will have bailed
he/she/it will have bailed
we will have bailed
you will have bailed
they will have bailed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been bailing
you will have been bailing
he/she/it will have been bailing
we will have been bailing
you will have been bailing
they will have been bailing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would bail
you would bail
he/she/it would bail
we would bail
you would bail
they would bail
Conditional continuous
I would be bailing
you would be bailing
he/she/it would be bailing
we would be bailing
you would be bailing
they would be bailing
Conditional perfect
I would have bail
you would have bail
he/she/it would have bail
we would have bail
you would have bail
they would have bail
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been bailing
you would have been bailing
he/she/it would have been bailing
we would have been bailing
you would have been bailing
they would have been bailing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you bail
we let´s bail
you bail
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to bail
Past participle
bailed
Present Participle
bailing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BAIL


ale
eɪl
cocktail
ˈkɒkˌteɪl
dale
deɪl
detail
ˈdiːteɪl
e-mail
ˈiːmeɪl
fail
feɪl
female
ˈfiːmeɪl
mail
meɪl
male
meɪl
nail
neɪl
retail
ˈriːteɪl
sale
seɪl
scale
skeɪl
tail
teɪl
tale
teɪl
thumbnail
ˈθʌmˌneɪl
trail
treɪl
travail
ˈtræveɪl
vale
veɪl
wholesale
ˈhəʊlˌseɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BAIL

bail bandit
bail bond
bail bondsman
bail bondsmen
bail out
bail up
bailable
bailee
bailer
bailey
Bailey bridge
bailie
bailieship
bailiff
bailiffship
bailiwick
bailli
bailliage

WORDS THAT END LIKE BAIL

Abigail
ail
airmail
avail
get out of jail
go into detail
Grail
hail
Holy Grail
in detail
nose to tail
on the nail
ponytail
prevail
rail
Royal Mail
sail
snail
vail
webmail

Synonyms and antonyms of bail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BAIL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bail» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bail

Translation of «bail» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BAIL

Find out the translation of bail to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

保释
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fianza
570 millions of speakers

English

bail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमानत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كَفَالَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

залог
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fiança
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জামিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

caution
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ikat jamin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Freilassung gegen Kaution
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

保釈金
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보석
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tanggungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiền bảo lãnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜாமீன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जामीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kefalet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cauzione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kaucja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

застава
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cauțiune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εγγύηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

borgtog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

borgen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kausjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bail

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BAIL»

The term «bail» is very widely used and occupies the 14.217 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BAIL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bail» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bail» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bail

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10 QUOTES WITH «BAIL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bail.
1
Lamar Alexander
We hear a lot about rebuilding Detroit, and we just spent $70 billion to bail out the auto industry - well, they need to be cost competitive, too. If they have high-cost energy, those suppliers are going to move to Japan or Mexico instead of Michigan and Tennessee.
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Anna Benson
But marriage goes in waves. You've got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don't put the work and the effort into it. You've got to suck up your ego a lot of times, because that can be a big downfall.
3
Stephanie Cutter
Wall Street shouldn't be deregulated. I think Wall Street and Main Street need to play by the same set of rules. The middle-class can't carry the burden any longer, that is what happened in the last decade. They had to bail out Wall Street.
4
Brad Garrett
There's a black man inside of me just trying to make bail.
5
Tom Heinsohn
Ninety percent of the coaches in the NBA are guards, and there aren't very many big men people coaching, I happen to be one of them and when I coached, everybody on my team, including the guards, had a hook shot, so that it was their bail out shot.
6
Arthur Laffer
What I'm not saying is that all government spending is bad. It's not - far, far from it, but there is no free lunch, as a former colleague of mine used to say. There is no public tooth fairy. Father Christmas does not work on the Treasury staff this year. You can never bail someone out of trouble without putting someone else into trouble.
7
Dennis Moore
I don't want the federal government to rush in and bail the out right away.
8
Lewis Mumford
A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail.
9
Tim Pawlenty
The reason that the unions and the other stakeholders have not cut a deal with the automakers is because they believe the federal government is going to bail them out.
10
Mike Pence
I mean, the reality is unemployment today - over 14 million Americans are unemployed. That's exactly what it was a year ago. I mean, this - the American people know we can't borrow and spend and bail our way back to a growing economy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BAIL»

Discover the use of bail in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bail and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Commercial Bail Bonding: A Comparison of Common Law Alternatives
The only comparative analysis of its kind, this book is valuable to scholars of criminal justice, criminology, comparative law, political science, and sociology, as well as to criminal justice reformers and professionals.
F. E. Devine, 1991
2
Bail: A Practitioner's Guide
Of interest or benefit to: Legal practitioners, Prosecutors, Judicial officers, Police officials, Academics, Students
John Van der Berg, 2001
3
Bail Yourself Out: How You Can Emerge Strong from the World ...
Laitman introduces several extraordinary concepts that weave into a complete solution: 1) The crisis is essentially not financial, but psychological: People have stopped trusting each other, and where there is no trust there is no trade, ...
Michael Laitman, 2009
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Bail Support Schemes for Adults
Based on up-to-date research, this book will make a valuable contribution to an under-researched area and provide useful insights for policy makers and practitioners.
Anthea Hucklesby, 2011
5
Bail Law in Victoria: A Practical Guide to the Law, ...
Professor George Hampel, formerly Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, and Daniel Gurvich of the Melbourne Bar, identify and address all the issues judges, magistrates and advocates in Victoria need to understand.
George Hampel, Daniel Gurvich, 2003
6
Criminal Procedure II: From Bail to Jail
Part of the time-tested Examples & Explanations series, Richard G. Singer's Examples & Explanations: Criminal Procedure II, for the second-semester Criminal Procedure course, covers all of the post-arrest, "bail-to-jail" topics. the Second ...
Richard G. Singer, 2008
7
Human Rights and Bail
Restricted bail to habitual offenders Clause (ii) to sub-section (1) of Sec. 437 provides that if any person who has been previously convicted of an offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life or has been previously convicted on two ...
R. Sharma, 2002
8
Criminal Justice in America
Ten Percent Cash Bail Although ROR is a useful alternative to money bail, judges are unwilling to release some defendants on their own recognizance. Some states (Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oregon, and Pennsylvania) have percentage ...
George Cole, Christopher Smith, 2007
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Procedures in Criminal Law in Kenya
An accused person who has been released on bail on certain conditions is duty bound to observe those conditions failure to which his bail may be cancelled and be ordered to pay the sums of money in the recognizance (bond) into the court.
Momanyi Bwonwong'a, 1994
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Camouflage: Stories
In a collection by the author of Homesickness, a man decides to photograph everyone alive, a father spies on his friends from a treehouse, a dentist recognizes his estranged wife in a famous painting, new neighbors impact a brother and ...
Murray Bail, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BAIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bail is used in the context of the following news items.
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5 days after allegedly shooting at Camden officer, suspect's bail
CCPD officer Prince Reed, seated at the front of five rows of police brothers and sisters, looked on as Bennett, 21, saw his bail raised to $2 ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
2
No bail for rat poison accused mom
Durban - The woman accused of trying to murder her two children by lacing their porridge with rat poison has been denied bail. «Independent Online, Jul 15»
3
'Justice for Gibbo': Big rally hits out at Wyong footy player's alleged …
A MASS rally at Toukley on the Central Coast has called for the tightening of bail laws in the wake of the death of popular Wyong rugby league ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
4
Wake DA a witness in bail bondsman's trial
Golder was one of four people indicted last year in an alleged scheme to allow bail bondsmen to get out of paying the court system when ... «WRAL.com, Jul 15»
5
Woman accused of leaving baby on roadside held on $500000 bail
Sandra Clara McClary is shown in an undated photo provided by the Anne Arundel, Md., County Police Department. A baby was left on the side ... «Calgary Sun, Jul 15»
6
Prison pays part of bail to send inmate home
A disruptive inmate who got on to the roof of Cloverhill Prison to collect drugs had nearly half of his bail paid by the jail when his grandmother ... «Herald, Jul 15»
7
Foreign national taxi driver accused of rape granted €20000 bail
He was initially refused bail at a special sitting of Naas District Court the following day when Det Garda Paul Carney cited the seriousness of ... «Sunday World, Jul 15»
8
$1M bail in cop car theft, chase through Bergen County
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS — A judge set bail at $1 million for a Connecticut man who allegedly carjacked a Mercedes, stole a police car and struck ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
9
Rape, murder accused denied bail
Durban - A 34-year-old man accused of raping and murdering two women was denied bail in the Camperdown Magistrate's Court in ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
10
No bail for pharmacy break-in suspect
One of Summers' co-accused, 35-year-old Lloyd Scott White of Bonavista, was granted bail Friday. White and Summers, who lives in Portugal ... «Newfoundland and Labrador Compass, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Bail [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bail>. Feb 2020 ».
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