bail bond

Definitions of bail bond
  1. noun
    (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
    synonyms: bail, bond
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    type of:
    recognisance, recognizance
    (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited
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