Meaning of stipulate


Pronunciation: (stip'yu-lāt"), [key]
— v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
  1. to make an express demand or arrangement as a condition of agreement (often fol. by for).
  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: Total disarmament was stipulated in the peace treaty.
  3. to promise, in making an agreement.
  4. to accept (a proposition) without requiring that it be established by proof: to stipulate the existence of certain facts or that an expert witness is qualified.


Pronunciation: (stip'yu-lit, -lāt"), [key]
— adj. Bot.
  1. having stipules.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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