verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
qualify; specify; condition.
- The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
- The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
verb give a guarantee or promise of
- They stipulated to release all the prisoners
verb make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
- (Bot.) Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf.
Stip"u*late intransitive verb
, p.p. of stipulari
to stipulate, fr. OL. stipulus
firm, fast; probably akin to L. stipes
a post. Cf. Stiff
imperfect & past participle Stipulated ; present participle & verbal noun Stipulating
- To make an agreement or covenant with any person or company to do or forbear anything; to bargain; to contract; to settle terms; as, certain princes stipulated to assist each other in resisting the armies of France.
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