bailable

[ bey-luh-buh l ]
/ ˈbeɪ lə bəl /

adjective Law.

capable of being set free on bail.
admitting of bail:a bailable offense.

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Origin of bailable

First recorded in 1495–1505; bail1 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM bailable

non·bail·a·ble, adjectiveun·bail·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bailable

bailable
/ (ˈbeɪləbəl) /

adjective law

eligible for release on bail
admitting of baila bailable offence
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