Stipend meaning

stīpĕnd, -pənd
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A regular or fixed payment for services, as a salary.
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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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The definition of a stipend is a sum of money paid at regular intervals.

An example of a stipend is a small sum of money paid to a graduate teaching assistant by the school to cover living expenses.

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Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance.
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A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
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(now rare) To provide (someone) with a stipend.
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Origin of stipend

  • Middle English stipendie from Old French from Latin stīpendium soldier's pay from stipipendium stips stip- a small payment pendere to weigh, pay suspend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French stipende.

    From Wiktionary