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stip·u·late 1

 (stĭp′yə-lāt′)
v. stip·u·lat·ed, stip·u·lat·ing, stip·u·lates
v.tr.
1. To specify or agree to as a condition in an agreement: The two firms stipulated a payment deadline.
2. To agree to (a fact) in order to reduce the scope of the dispute to be resolved by a court. Used of litigants.
3. To concede for the purposes of argument: "Even if we stipulate that it's the president's duty to bring any American soldier home who's been held in captivity, it's perfectly reasonable to ask if this was a deal he should have made" (Bernard Goldberg).
v.intr.
1. To state or specify a demand or provision in an agreement: The law stipulates for a ban on the chemical.
2. To form an agreement.

[Latin stipulārī, stipulāt-, to bargain.]

stip′u·la′tor n.

stip·u·late 2

 (stĭp′yə-lĭt)
adj.
Having stipules.

stipulate

(ˈstɪpjʊˌleɪt)
vb
1. (tr; may take a clause as object) to specify, often as a condition of an agreement
2. (foll by: for) to insist (on) as a term of an agreement
3. (Law) Roman law to make (an oral contract) in the form of question and answer necessary to render it legally valid
4. (tr; may take a clause as object) to guarantee or promise
[C17: from Latin stipulārī, probably from Old Latin stipulus firm, but perhaps from stipula a stalk, from the convention of breaking a straw to ratify a promise]
stipulable adj
ˌstipuˈlation n
ˈstipuˌlator n
stipulatory adj

stipulate

(ˈstɪpjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
adj
(Botany) (of a plant) having stipules

stip•u•late1

(ˈstɪp yəˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to arrange expressly or specify in terms of agreement: to stipulate a price.
2. to require as an essential condition in making an agreement.
3. to promise, in making an agreement.
v.i.
4. to make an express demand or arrangement as a condition of agreement.
[1615–25; < Latin stipulātus, past participle of stipulārī to exact a promise or guarantee]
stip′u•la`tor, n.

stip•u•late2

(ˈstɪp yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

adj.
having stipules.
[1770–80; < New Latin stipulātus. See stipule, -ate1]

stipulate


Past participle: stipulated
Gerund: stipulating

Imperative
stipulate
stipulate
Present
I stipulate
you stipulate
he/she/it stipulates
we stipulate
you stipulate
they stipulate
Preterite
I stipulated
you stipulated
he/she/it stipulated
we stipulated
you stipulated
they stipulated
Present Continuous
I am stipulating
you are stipulating
he/she/it is stipulating
we are stipulating
you are stipulating
they are stipulating
Present Perfect
I have stipulated
you have stipulated
he/she/it has stipulated
we have stipulated
you have stipulated
they have stipulated
Past Continuous
I was stipulating
you were stipulating
he/she/it was stipulating
we were stipulating
you were stipulating
they were stipulating
Past Perfect
I had stipulated
you had stipulated
he/she/it had stipulated
we had stipulated
you had stipulated
they had stipulated
Future
I will stipulate
you will stipulate
he/she/it will stipulate
we will stipulate
you will stipulate
they will stipulate
Future Perfect
I will have stipulated
you will have stipulated
he/she/it will have stipulated
we will have stipulated
you will have stipulated
they will have stipulated
Future Continuous
I will be stipulating
you will be stipulating
he/she/it will be stipulating
we will be stipulating
you will be stipulating
they will be stipulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stipulating
you have been stipulating
he/she/it has been stipulating
we have been stipulating
you have been stipulating
they have been stipulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stipulating
you will have been stipulating
he/she/it will have been stipulating
we will have been stipulating
you will have been stipulating
they will have been stipulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stipulating
you had been stipulating
he/she/it had been stipulating
we had been stipulating
you had been stipulating
they had been stipulating
Conditional
I would stipulate
you would stipulate
he/she/it would stipulate
we would stipulate
you would stipulate
they would stipulate
Past Conditional
I would have stipulated
you would have stipulated
he/she/it would have stipulated
we would have stipulated
you would have stipulated
they would have stipulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stipulate - 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"
contract, undertake - enter into a contractual arrangement
stipulate - give a guarantee or promise of; "They stipulated to release all the prisoners"
provide - determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation; "The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"; "The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"
2.stipulate - give a guarantee or promise of; "They stipulated to release all the prisoners"
guarantee, vouch - give surety or assume responsibility; "I vouch for the quality of my products"
specify, stipulate, condition, qualify - 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"
3.stipulate - make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
jus civile, Justinian code, Roman law, civil law - the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
contract, undertake - enter into a contractual arrangement

stipulate

verb specify, state, agree, require, promise, contract, settle, guarantee, engage, pledge, lay down, covenant, postulate, insist upon, lay down or impose conditions International rules stipulate the number of foreign entrants.

stipulate

verb
To make specific:
Translations
يَشْتَرِط
stanovit
præcisere
kiköt
noteiktparedzet ka noteikumu
vyhradiť si

stipulate

[ˈstɪpjʊleɪt]
B. VI to stipulate for sthestipular algo, poner algo como condición

stipulate

[ˈstɪpjʊleɪt] vtstipuler

stipulate

vt
(= make a condition)zur Auflage machen, verlangen
delivery date, amount, pricefestsetzen; size, quantityvorschreiben, festsetzen; conditionsstellen, fordern, stipulieren (geh)

stipulate

[ˈstɪpjʊˌleɪt] vt to stipulate (that)stabilire (che)

stipulate

(ˈstipjuleit) verb
to specify something or to specify a condition as part of an agreement. The contract stipulates that the rent (must) be paid six months in advance; The dates of payment are also stipulated.
stipulation noun
We made a number of stipulations before we agreed to discuss the contract.

stipulate

n. negociar, estipular.
References in classic literature ?
It is true, that where treaties of commerce stipulate for the mutual appointment of consuls, whose functions are connected with commerce, the admission of foreign consuls may fall within the power of making commercial treaties; and that where no such treaties exist, the mission of American consuls into foreign countries may PERHAPS be covered under the authority, given by the ninth article of the Confederation, to appoint all such civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States.
She was beginning to comment on the story, but Jones interrupted her; for, as the hour of assignation now drew nigh, he began to stipulate for a second interview with the lady that evening, which he promised should be the last at her house; swearing, at the same time, that she was one of great distinction, and that nothing but what was intirely innocent was to pass between them; and I do firmly believe he intended to keep his word.
Your musical knowledge alone would entitle you to name your own terms, have as many rooms as you like, and mix in the family as much as you chose;that isI do not know if you knew the harp, you might do all that, I am very sure; but you sing as well as play;yes, I really believe you might, even without the harp, stipulate for what you chose;and you must and shall be delightfully, honourably and comfortably settled before the Campbells or I have any rest.
He did not stipulate for any particular sum, my dear Fanny; he only requested me, in general terms, to assist them, and make their situation more comfortable than it was in his power to do.
Neither did she ever give me any money - or anything but my daily dinner - nor ever stipulate that I should be paid for my services.
The reader may please to observe, that, in the last article of the recovery of my liberty, the emperor stipulates to allow me a quantity of meat and drink sufficient for the support of 1724 Lilliputians.
All are struck by the justness of his views, but no one undertakes to carry them out, so he takes a regiment, a division- stipulates that no one is to interfere with his arrangements- leads his division to the decisive point, and gains the victory alone.
05 York Sporting (50:25:10) 16-19 Stipulate, 13-16 Dubai Prince, 12-15 Side Glance, Tazahum, 8-11 Fury, Barefoot Lady, 7-9 Questioning.
SIR Henry Cecil's impressive Newmarket winner Stipulate features among 10 entries for the Bet365 Classic Trial at Sandown on Saturday.
Summary: Riyadh, Muharram 26, 1432, Jan 01, 2011, SPA-- The Ministry of Interior cautioned today Saudi citizens and residents traveling to Brazil that Brazilian regulations stipulate for not granting residence permits or new visas for persons inside Brazil if their previous visas expired and they do not.
We are protesting against the central stipulate FRP.
Parties sometimes stipulate damages in advance, and may agree that the damages they stipulate shall be the exclusive remedy for breach.