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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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