the act of parachuting from an aircraft, especially to escape a crash, fire, etc.
an instance of coming to the rescue, especially financially: a government bailout of a large company.
an alternative, additional choice, or the like: If the highway is jammed, you have two side roads as bailouts.
of, pertaining to, or consisting of means for relieving an emergency situation: bailout measures for hard-pressed smallbusinesses.
Also, bail-out.

1950–55; noun, adj. use of verb phrase bail out Unabridged
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Ford leans on consumer electronics as part of no-bailout strategy.
And to think this guy did it all without government bailout money.
The bailout only rewards scams and the ignorant people who have invested in
It might even justify all that bailout money, and help put people back to work.
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