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English verb: stipulate

1. stipulate (communication) specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement

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

Synonymscondition, qualify, specify

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)contract, undertake

Narrower (hyponym)provide

Verb groupstipulate

2. stipulate (communication) give a guarantee or promise of

SamplesThey stipulated to release all the prisoners.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)guarantee, vouch

Verb groupcondition, qualify, specify, stipulate

3. stipulate (communication) make an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)contract, undertake

Domain categorycivil law, jus civile, Justinian code, Roman law

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