What does stipulation mean?

Definitions for stipulationˌstɪp yəˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stipulation, judicial admission(noun)

    (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record

    "a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay"

  2. condition, precondition, stipulation(noun)

    an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

  3. stipulation, specification(noun)

    a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement


  1. stipulation(Noun)

    Something that is stated or stipulated as a condition of an agreement.

  2. stipulation(Noun)

    The situation, arrangement, and structure of the stipules.

  3. Origin: From ancient stipula. As was the custom then, the Romans used to break a straw, as a sign of agreement between the negotiating parties, and the stipulations were put in a written form.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stipulation(noun)

    the act of stipulating; a contracting or bargaining; an agreement

  2. Stipulation(noun)

    that which is stipulated, or agreed upon; that which is definitely arranged or contracted; an agreement; a covenant; a contract or bargain; also, any particular article, item, or condition, in a mutual agreement; as, the stipulations of the allied powers to furnish each his contingent of troops

  3. Stipulation(noun)

    a material article of an agreement; an undertaking in the nature of bail taken in the admiralty courts; a bargain

  4. Stipulation(noun)

    the situation, arrangement, and structure of the stipules

  5. Origin: [See Stipule.]


  1. Stipulation

    In the law of the United States, a stipulation is an agreement made between opposing parties prior to a pending hearing or trial. For example, both parties might stipulate to certain facts, and therefore not have to argue those facts in court. After the stipulation is entered into, it is presented to the judge. In other legal systems a similar concept is called different names. The term can also refer to a special rule in a professional wrestling match, which can force the loser to do something, or any other edit to the basic rules of the match type.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stipulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stipulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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