stipend

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noun sti·pend \ˈstī-ˌpend, -pənd\

Definition of stipend

  1. :  a fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses

Examples of stipend in a Sentence

  1. He receives a small stipend for his work as a research fellow.

  2. the stipend you'll receive as an intern will just barely cover your housing costs

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Origin and Etymology of stipend

Middle English, alteration of stipendy, from Latin stipendium, from stip-, stips gift + pendere to weigh, pay


STIPEND Defined for English Language Learners

stipend

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Definition of stipend for English Language Learners

  • : a usually small amount of money that is paid regularly to someone



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