Stip·u·late a. Bot. Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf.
Stip·u·late v. i. [imp. & p. p. Stipulated p. pr. & vb. n. Stipulating.] 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.
v 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: qualify, condition,
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