a rescue, especially a financial rescue
The government bailout of that corporation is going to cost the taxpayers a hundred billion dollars.
a backup supply of air in scuba diving
Origin: bail + out
A bailout is a colloquial pejorative term for giving a loan to a company or country which faces serious financial difficulty or bankruptcy. It may also be used to allow a failing entity to fail gracefully without spreading contagion. The term is maritime in origin being the act of removing water from a sinking vessel using a smaller bucket.
The numerical value of bailout in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of bailout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Our priority is the (bailout) deal, after this we can deal with party issues.
Syriza accepted a new, third bailout - austerity that goes against its program and pledges.
We support Syriza in government and we support the Prime Minister. We don't support the bailout.
People talk about a bailout. Thus far there is no money being talked about extended by the United States government.
It should not, cannot, must not happen that a third (bailout) programme is started so to speak through the back door.
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