stipend

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French stipende.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈstʌɪpɛnd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈstaɪ.pɨnd/, /ˈstaɪ.pɛnd/

Noun[edit]

stipend (plural stipends)

  1. a fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
    My stipend for doing public service is barely enough to cover living expenses.

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Verb[edit]

stipend (third-person singular simple present stipends, present participle stipending, simple past and past participle stipended)

  1. (now rare) To provide (someone) with a stipend.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 122:
      As well as enjoying links in the royal court, he was said to stipend some 200 individuals in the city of Paris to spread favourable news stories about himself.