bail out


bail out
bail out (of (something)) to stop doing something or being involved in something.

Bad working conditions have caused many nurses to bail out of the profession.

The TV show triggered a number of protests, and some of the sponsors bailed out.

Etymology: based on the literal meaning of bail out (= to jump out of an aircraft with a parachute)

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  • Bail-out — (auch Bailout, Bail Out) bezeichnet: Bail out (Wirtschaft), die Schuldenübernahme und Tilgung durch Dritte Bail out (Internet), eine Messgröße des Web Publishing Bail out (Luftfahrt), einen Begriff der militärischen Luftfahrt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bail-out — see ↑bail out below. • • • Main Entry: ↑bail * * * bail|out or bail out «BAYL OWT», noun. 1. the action of bailing out of an aircraft. 2. an emergency rescue or relief, as through financial aid: »It [a country] presumably depends on another… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail out of — bail out (of (something)) to stop doing something or being involved in something. Bad working conditions have caused many nurses to bail out of the profession. The TV show triggered a number of protests, and some of the sponsors bailed out.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bail out — bail (someone) out to help someone out of a difficult situation by providing money. When the airlines began to fail, they asked the government to bail them out. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of bail out (= to use a container to remove… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bail-out — ˈbail out also bailout noun [countable] FINANCE providing money to a person or organization to get them out of financial trouble: • Losses totaling hundreds of millions of dollars led to an expensive bailout by its parent company …   Financial and business terms

  • bail|out — or bail out «BAYL OWT», noun. 1. the action of bailing out of an aircraft. 2. an emergency rescue or relief, as through financial aid: »It [a country] presumably depends on another bailout by the U.S. (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail out — [v1] help aid, deliver, release, relieve, rescue, spring; concept 110 Ant. ignore, refuse bail out [v2] escape flee, quit, retreat, withdraw; concept 102 Ant. stay …   New thesaurus

  • bail out — index discharge (liberate), disenthrall, liberate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bail-out — n informal financial help given to a person or a company that is in difficulty …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bail out — Das Wort Bail out (auch Bailout, Bail Out) bezeichnet: Bail out (Wirtschaft), die Schuldenübernahme und Tilgung durch Dritte Bail out (Internet), eine Messgröße des Web Publishing Bail out (Luftfahrt), einen Begriff der militärischen Luftfahrt …   Deutsch Wikipedia