stipulate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stipulate
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
stipulate=steep+late imagine that you are going for a meeting where you are going to do some verbal agreement with the party but because of steep slope of the route you couldn't reach in time(reached late) at the desired place..
we sometimes need to complete work in stipulated time. It means " specified" time.
Stipulate-(STIP-U-LATE) suppose a man named STIP had made verbal agreement to meet you but he comes late then you say him(STIP-U-LATE)