stipulate

Definitions

  • Stipule adnated to Leaf-stalk
    Stipule adnated to Leaf-stalk
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v stipulate make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
    • v 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"
    • v stipulate give a guarantee or promise of "They stipulated to release all the prisoners"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The term "honeymoon" is derived from the Babylonians who declared mead, a honey-flavored wine, the official wedding drink, stipulating that the bride's parents be required to keep the groom supplied with the drink for the month following the wedding.
    • a Stipulate (Bot) Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf.
    • v. i Stipulate 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: When 7-year-old Shirley Temple’s life was insured with Lloyd’s, the contract stipulated that no benefits would be paid if the child film star met with death or injury while intoxicated.
    • stipulate To arrange or settle definitely, or by special mention and agreement, or as a special condition: as, it is stipulated that A shall pay 5 per cent.
    • stipulate As commonly used in law, damages liquidated by a stipulation—that is, a sum fixed by a contract or obligation in such manuer as to be the sum payable in case of breach, without any further question as to the amount of the actual damages.
    • stipulate In botany, having stipules: as, a stipulate stalk or leaf.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Stipulate stip′ū-lāt to contract: to settle terms
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. stipulatus, p. p. of stipulari, to stipulate, fr. OL. stipulus, firm, fast; probably akin to L. stipes, a post. Cf. Stiff
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. stipulāri, -ātus, prob. from old L. stipulus, firm, conn. with stipāre, to press firm.

Usage

In literature:

The British government stipulated for the inalienable neutrality of the canal, and urged the Freelanders to prosecute the work with vigour.
"Freeland" by Theodor Hertzka
If the English intended to keep their stipulation, how were they injured by the detention of the rudder?
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6" by Samuel Johnson
They stipulated, however, for their own safety and for the safety of their remaining women and children.
"Sustained honor" by John R. Musick,
Also, they stipulated that payment must be made in advance.
"The Powers and Maxine" by Charles Norris Williamson
Eleven years have elapsed, and I have never yet wished to take advantage of my stipulated privilege.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 5" by Boswell
These stipulations were binding.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume III" by John Lord
In place of the permanent loss of civic rights, a loss of these rights for a stipulated time.
"The Positive School of Criminology" by Enrico Ferri
The scales are modified stipules, instead of leaf-stalks, as in Horsechestnut.
"Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf" by Jane H. Newell
These administrators receive in the licensed establishments the coco and nipa wines, at prices stipulated by the growers.
"The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes" by Tomás de Comyn
The impassioned, uncalculating de Montespan had given the handsome Monarch her all without stipulation.
"A Versailles Christmas-Tide" by Mary Stuart Boyd
A noble-growing and handsome tree, with smooth shoots, and stipules that become transformed into sharp, stiff spines.
"Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs" by A. D. Webster
The present corporation has enjoyed its monopoly during the period stipulated in the original contract.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents," by Edited by James D. Richardson
The sum stipulated by the fourth article of the convention to be paid to this Government has been received.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents," by James D. Richardson
The second was a stipulation that Russia should not increase her fleet there beyond the strength at which it then stood.
"Lady John Russell"
Should Sham Babu agree to this match, I will make no stipulations whatever as to a money payment.
"Tales of Bengal" by S. B. Banerjea
This might have been necessary if the instrument had stipulated for a ratification in the usual form and it had been ratified accordingly.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
A messenger has been dispatched with the Hanoverian treaty to Berlin, where, according to stipulation, the ratifications are to be exchanged.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Here are we prepared to chastise the Kurus, as soon as the stipulation made by you is fully performed!
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
It has been thought highly important, therefore, to provide for the whole case by a proper treaty stipulation.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler" by Compiled by James D. Richardson
Minnie had stipulated that his feelings should not be hurt; and this seemed to her to be the easiest mode of dealing with him.
"The American Baron" by James De Mille
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In news:

At least 17 colleges and universities have accepted grants from the BB&T Charitable Foundation that stipulate that Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged must be required reading in at least one course, The Charlotte Observer reported.
The draft law stipulates that the village will grant boat permits for the storage of boats on village beaches.
Financial reform's proxy-access stipulation could empower activists.
Dogs are entered in pairs as " breeder 's teams," with the only stipulation being that the same breeders must be listed on both dogs.
All area stores that take manufacturer coupons have these common stipulations.
Tahlequah — A Tahlequah mother accused of shaking her 8-week-old son has stipulated to her competency.
Bishop Finn 's attorneys entered a nine-page stipulation of testimony that would have been presented at a longer trial before a jury.
That law stipulates that the governing body may fill the vacancy by "majority" vote.
The school's strict policy stipulates that there is no difference between an unwanted hug , or sexual harassment, and a hug between friends.
As a way to help combat obesity, new federal guidelines were recently put in place stipulating that schools serve meals totaling no more than 850 calories.
City Administrator Todd Prafke said the anonymous "entity" stipulated only that the city use the money for downtown holiday decorations.
The school announced the sale of the murals in 1982, with the stipulation that they not be re-sold outside the US or as individual panels.
A recent grant from a California-based foundation includes this unusual stipulation: Gov Chris Christie must stay in office in New Jersey.
Kathy St Laurent, a 17-year nurse turned educator tells WBSM News the bill as is has very few stipulations.
SAN DIEGO — The analysis of never-before released government data revealed there has been an overuse of the "Stipulated Order of Removal" program.
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In science:

The levels ǫ′ and ǫ′′ can be stipulated by the system designer for different security needs.
On the Foundations of Quantum Key Distribution - Reply to Renner and Beyond
Recall that the definition of the skew-symmetric model stipulates that X − M is skew-symmetric, which is true for the non-parametric BradleyTerry model.
Matrix estimation by Universal Singular Value Thresholding
Einstein wanted to avoid the stipulation of boundary conditions at infinity in order not to have to account for inertial effects that might not have been caused by masses, in accordance with what he called Mach’s principle.
Albert Einstein's 1916 Review Article on General Relativity
Finally, let us stipulate that the three strings are coplanar and intersect at one point.
Cosmic Superstring Gravitational Lensing Phenomena: Predictions for Networks of (p,q) Strings
We prefer to carry out the steps in the order stipulated above, because this allows us to postpone each approximation to the latest possible stage.
Influence Functional for Decoherence of Interacting Electrons in Disordered Conductors
The ‘tomographic’ definition (see also , Sect. 6.2, Th. 6.1), stipulating that Wψ returns correct one-dimensional distributions, is based on the equality Z Z f (aq + bp) Wψ (q , p) dqdp = hψ |f (aQ + bP )|ψi for all a, b ∈ R and all bounded measurable functions f : R → R.
How often is the coordinate of a harmonic oscillator positive?
The sets E and S themselves may have any cardinality, but the definition stipulates that the outcomes of any particular test are countable.
The de Finetti theorem for test spaces
All MM programs are written in two parts: the variables and equations, and a separate section stipulating how these are to be arranged and styled.
Ensuring Spreadsheet Integrity with Model Master
This stipulation is necessary to properly compare faces of P ; an example of such a comparison is given below.
Regular Polyhedra of Index Two, I
Recall that polyhedra in the same family are geometrically similar as they vary only in the value of λ, the ratio of the vertex orbit diameters, and we stipulate that λ > 0.
Regular Polyhedra of Index Two, I
The rules of section 2 stipulate that our averages only involve results which are free of red tags and are published in a refereed journal.
Review of lattice results concerning low energy particle physics
Proportionality stipulates that the amount of personal data being collected is proportional to the goal for which it is being collected.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
IR stipulates the nonboolean weak FG topology, which for mi free evolution induces the nonlinear, quantum-like wi(x, t) behavior .
Mini-Proceedings ECT*: Speakable in quantum mechanics: atomic, nuclear and subnuclear physics tests
Alternatively, one might wish to find the value of ρ and the corresponding emittance of an ellipse containing a stipulated fraction fρ of the beam.
Techniques of Proton Radiotherapy: Transport Theory
However, this need not be the case as Theorem 1 just stipulates that h ≥ max(kU , kL ).
Optimality of Non-Restarting CUSUM charts
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