—v.i. to make an express demand or arrangement as a condition of agreement (often fol. by for).
—v.t. 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. Law.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. having stipules.