Rules and authorities

stipulate
(v)
STIP-yoo-late
Meaning

state a specific condition

1st Sample Sentence

The new contract will stipulate that employees are not allowed to take sick leave unless they are physically unable to come to the office.

Root

stipulari (exact a promise, engage, bargain) (Latin)

Mnemonics

staple+it-- Staple the documents, so that it GUARANTEES that they stay together permanently! stipules are plant parts present at the base of leaf. additional leaves present along with leaves. similarly STIPULATE is an condition (AGREEMENT) present in the MAIN AGREEMENT. stipulate = agreement in an agreement

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