stip·u·late /'sti-pyə-ˌlāt/ vb -lat·ed, -lat·ing [Latin stipulatus, past participle of stipulari to exact (as from a prospective debtor) a formal guarantee when making an oral contract]vi1: to make an agreement or covenant about something (as damages)2: to demand a particular promise in an agreement— used with formay...assume or stipulate for obligations of all kinds — Louisiana Civil Code3: to agree respecting an aspect of legal proceedings— used with tostipulated to a dismissal of the claim with prejudice — National Law Journalpleaded guilty to the charge of battery and stipulated to the underlying facts — Luna v. Meinke, 844 F. Supp. 1284 (1994)vt1: to specify esp. as a condition or requirement of an agreementparties may not stipulate the invalidity of statutes or ordinances — West v. Bank of Commerce & Trusts, 167 F.2d 664 (1948)the contract stipulated that the lessor was responsible for maintenancewithin a stipulated period of time2: to establish (procedure or evidence) by agreement during a proceedingdefendant stipulated that evidence was sufficient to support his conspiracy conviction — National Law Journalbased on stipulated facts
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
adjust, agree, arrange, assent, bargain, become bound, clarify, condition, contract, covenant, decide, denominate, designate, determine, engage, guarantee, include in an agreement, insist upon, lay down, make a condition, make a point of, make clear, make definition, mention, name, negotiate, pledge, postulate, predicate, promise, provide, set, settle, settle terms, signify, specify, state, stipulari
associated concepts: stipulated damages, stipulated fact, stipulation of a bill of particulars, stipulation of an adjournment, stipulation of appeal, stipulation of guilt, stipulation of judgment, stipulation of matters of law, stipulation of proof, stipulation of the record
agree (contract), bear (adduce), designate, determine, mention, posit, promise (vow), select, signify (inform), specify
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To require or demand something as part of an agreement; for the parties or attorneys on opposing sides of a case to agree in writing on how to handle certain parts of the lawsuit in order to limit issues and speed up the proceedings.n.stipulation
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.