bale

Save
1 bale /ˈbeɪl/ noun
plural bales
1 bale
/ˈbeɪl/
noun
plural bales
Learner's definition of BALE
[count]
: a large amount of a material (such as hay or wool) that is pressed together tightly and often tied or wrapped
2 bale /ˈbeɪl/ verb
bales; baled; baling
2 bale
/ˈbeɪl/
verb
bales; baled; baling
Learner's definition of BALE
[+ object]
: to press together and tightly tie or wrap (something, such as hay or paper) into a bale
compare 3bale
3 bale /ˈbeɪl/ verb
bales; baled; baling
3 bale
/ˈbeɪl/
verb
bales; baled; baling
Learner's definition of BALE
[+ object] British
: 3bail 1

bale out

[phrasal verb] British
: to jump out of an airplane with a parachute
: to leave or escape a harmful or difficult situation
compare 2bale
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up bale? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.