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stIp y leIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to specify or arrange as a condition of an agreement.
He has agreed to sell the property but has not yet stipulated a price.The university clearly stipulates the criteria for a student's acceptance into its honors programs.Did they stipulate how they wanted the money to be paid?The mortgage lender stipulates that there must be insurance on the property before the loan will be granted.
designate, fix, specify
similar words:
arrange, condition, covenant, determine, indicate, limit, provide, require, set, state
definition 2: in a contract or other agreement, to promise or guarantee.
guarantee, promise
similar words:
agree, assure, covenant, grant, insure, pledge, warrant
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: stipulates, stipulating, stipulated
definition: to specify a condition or conditions that must be satisfied before a contract or other agreement can be made or signed (often fol. by "for.")
The author stipulated for the right to accept or reject illustrations for her book.
similar words:
contract, insist, require
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derivation: stipulator (n.)