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Definition 1: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement - [verb of communication]

Samples where stipulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
  • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

Synonyms for stipulate in the sense of this definition

(stipulate is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

(... is a kind of stipulate ) 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"

(stipulate has a similar meaning as ...) give a guarantee or promise of

"They stipulated to release all the prisoners"

Definition 2: give a guarantee or promise of - [verb of communication]

Samples where stipulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They stipulated to release all the prisoners

(stipulate is a kind of ...) give surety or assume responsibility

"I vouch for the quality of my products"

(stipulate has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

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

(stipulate is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

(stipulate belongs to category ...) the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law

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