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stipulate

stip·u·late

stipulate

 
pronunciation:
stIp y leIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: stipulated, stipulates, stipulating
definition: to specify a condition or conditions that must be satisfied before a contract or other agreement can be made or signed.
synonyms:
specify
similar words:
contract, insist, provide, require
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to specify or arrange as a condition of an agreement.
The mortgage lender stipulates that there must be insurance on the property before the loan will be granted.
synonyms:
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.
synonyms:
guarantee, promise
similar words:
agree, assure, covenant, grant, insure, pledge, warrant
derivation: stipulator (n.)