Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /beɪl/

Translation of bail in French:


  • caution (f) to be (out) on bail être libéré/-e sous caution

Phrasal verbs

bail out

bail out (of plane) sauter
bail [sb] out [gen], tirer [qn] d'affaire [person]; [Law] payer la caution pour [person]

Definition of bail in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…