stipulate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin stipulātus, perfect active participle of stipulor (I demand a guarantee).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɪpjuˌleɪt/, /ˈstɪpjəˌleɪt/

Verb[edit]

stipulate (third-person singular simple present stipulates, present participle stipulating, simple past and past participle stipulated)

  1. To require (something) as a condition of a contract or agreement.
    • 2003, Yoko Ogawa, The Housekeeper and the Professor:
      My contract stipulated that I would make dinner for him at six o'clock and leave at seven after finishing the dishes; but the Professor began objecting to this schedule as soon as my son arrived on the scene.
  2. To specify, promise or guarantee something in an agreement.
  3. To acknowledge the truth of; not to challenge.
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Etymology 2[edit]

stipule +‎ -ate

A Euphorbia pteroneura stipule.

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Adjective[edit]

stipulate (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Having stipules; that is, having outgrowths borne on either side of the base of the leafstalk.
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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

stipulate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of stipulare
  2. second-person plural imperative of stipulare
  3. feminine plural of stipulato

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

stipulāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of stipulātus