To bailout is to provide financial assistance to someone or something. Sometimes the bailout is a short-term solution, while other times it is a long-term solution.

  • The government decided to bailout the banks, which meant that they were going to provide them with money.

  • The company was about to go bankrupt, and the government decided to bailout them with money.

Definition of bailout


A rescue, especially a financial rescue.


The process of exiting an aircraft while in flight.


(underwater diving) A backup supply of air in scuba diving.

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