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stipulates

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stipulate \Stip"u*late\, adjective (Bot.) Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stipulate \Stip"u*late\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Stipulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stipulating}.] [L. stipulatus, p. p. of stipulari to stipulate, fr. OL. stipulus firm, fast; probably akin to L. stipes a post. Cf. {Stiff}.] To make an agreement or covenant with any person or company to do or forbear anything; to bargain; to contract; to settle terms; as, certain princes stipulated to assist each other in resisting the armies of France.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

stipulate

verb

1: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments" [syn: {stipulate}, {qualify}, {condition}, {specify}]

2: give a guarantee or promise of; "They stipulated to release all the prisoners"

3: make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force


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