Stipulate meaning

stĭpyə-lāt
To stipulate is to specify, demand or require something.

An example of stipulate is when you demand a certain quality of material in a contract.

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To specify or agree to as a condition in an agreement.

The two firms stipulated a payment deadline.

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To agree to (a fact) in order to reduce the scope of the dispute to be resolved by a court. Used of litigants.
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To state or specify a demand or provision in an agreement.

The law stipulates for a ban on the chemical.

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To form an agreement.
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Having stipules.
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To specify in the terms of an agreement, a contract, etc.
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To make a specific demand (for something) as a condition of or requirement in an agreement.
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Having stipules.
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To require (something) as a condition of a contract or agreement.
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To specify, promise or guarantee something in an agreement.
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To acknowledge the truth of; not to challenge.
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(botany) Having stipules; that is, having outgrowths borne on either side of the base of the leafstalk.
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Origin of stipulate

  • Latin stipulārī stipulāt- to bargain

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

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

    From Wiktionary

  • stipule +"Ž -ate

    From Wiktionary