bale out

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bail out or bale out
1.  (intr) to make an emergency parachute jump from an aircraft
2.  informal (tr) to help (a person, organization, etc) out of a predicament: the government bailed the company out
3.  informal (intr) to escape from a predicament
bale out or bale out

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bale out

remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side [syn: bail out
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